Recommended Way To Update Old Systems To Current Versions
Tue May 9 18:27:00 UTC 2017
Drew Tomlinson writes:
> I’m running two boxes with FreeBSD and both have been neglected
> for years.
To the degree this is literally true, I join others in
1) make a list of ports, and port options.
2) back _everything_ up
3) scrub the disk
4) install from scratch
(2) and (3) can be combined by using a new disk, and keeping the
old one as a permanant archive.
Technically, it's more work. But it avoids several minefields,
and you going to have to (re)build the ports (which is the big time
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