Upgrading from 7.4 to 9.1

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at alogt.com
Sun Apr 28 00:36:46 UTC 2013


On Sat, 27 Apr 2013 17:32:53 +0200
"bsd at todoo.biz" <bsd at todoo.biz> wrote:

> Hi, 
> I wanted to know if you would consider updating from 7.4 to 9.1
> directly ? 

you might will face the same problem I face when trying to upgrade 7.x
to 8.x on old hardware. The USB controller was not supported anymore.

I have had to keep the machine on 7 until it got hit by a lightning.

> Has anyone tried that with success ? 
> I plan to use the freebsd-update method. 

I never did this. I always use custom kernels.


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