10.2 Hyper-V VM Upgrade to 11.0

Sergei G sergeig.public at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 22:40:10 UTC 2016

I decided to do the following:

1) using Hyper-V disk tools merge parent disk with diff disk into new disk
2) run standard upgrade procedure as documented

On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 12:54 PM, Sergei G <sergeig.public at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a Hyper-V VM that's configured with:
> * FreeBSD 10.2 base image (Standard distribution VHD file)
> * Diff disc which is actually running FreeBSD OS.  This machine has been
> updated to latest security and kernel updates.
> I would like to update this VM to FreeBSD 11 and I can't decide on upgrade
> path:
> * Backup and restore to a standalone disc image and follow standard
> upgrade instructions.
> * Upgrade in-place using my differential disc.  It seems that keeping 10.2
> Base image is becoming a dead weight in this case.
> Is there a better way to upgrade my setup?

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