Upgrading a FreeBSD 7.1 server

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at milibyte.co.uk
Thu Jan 15 16:40:24 UTC 2015

On Thursday 15 Jan 2015 11:21:36 Robert Fitzpatrick wrote:

> Is it possible to upgrade a FreeBSD 7.1 server, perhaps a step up 
> process to 8.4 first? We have a virtual server that we prefer not to 
> reinstall all packages.

Packages are not compatible between major revision levels of the OS so you'll 
need to reinstall all your packages anyway whatever upgrade route you take.

Mike Clarke

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