Can I upgrade 9.1 straight to 10.2?
kraduk at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 20:54:01 UTC 2016
you should be able to, but if you want to be safe goto 9-stable 1st and
then 10. Also make sure yo check UPDATING. Hopefully your are using pkg-ng
so all you should have to do to fix the packages is pkg update -f
On 27 January 2016 at 15:29, Terje Elde <terje at elde.net> wrote:
> > On 27 Jan 2016, at 16:23, Ross <basarevych at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have a server with an old installation of FreeBSD 9.1-STABLE. Can I
> > download 10.2 sources and do installworld and installkernel there?
> > Or should I install all the releases in between one by one?
> More often than not, you can just go directly, however;
> 1. Remember backup first
> 2. Skim through /usr/src/UPDATING
> 3. Follow the procedure about updating everything, in the same file.
> If possible, a fun option is to restore a backup to a spare machine (or
> VM) and upgrade the backup.
> There's also ports to consider. I'll typically do a full ports rebuild
> after jumping major versions. There's a similar /usr/ports/UPDATING.
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