upgrade to 10.3 from 10.1

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Mon Apr 11 23:50:45 UTC 2016

Matthew Seaman <matthew at FreeBSD.org> writes:

> On 11/04/2016 19:37, asv wrote:
>> I don't feel confident to proceed with 
>> # freebsd-update upgrade -r 10.3-RELEASE
>> from my 10.1-RELEASE-p31.
>> I read on the FreeBSD website: "Systems running 9.3-RELEASE,10.3-RC[12]
>> can upgrade as follows" but usually releases in the middle are
>> included.
>> I've tried to search a bit about it but I didn't find much.
>> Am I just paranoid for not seeing 10.1 and 10.2 in the list?
>> Did anybody try this operation already?
>> I also have jails there, I want to be very prudent on this machine.
> Other release versions usually aren't listed explicitly, unless there is
> something special that needs to be done to upgrade them.  The fact that
> 10.1 and 10.2 aren't listed is a sign that there's not going to be any
> great difficulty upgrading from those versions.
> We haven't seen any horror stories about upgrades on the lists since
> 10.3-RELEASE came out.  That silence is what should give you confidence:
> people just don't talk about things that work routinely.  The minute
> there's a problem though...

I'm thinking there's a problem with setting refentrytitle, as at


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