Recommended Way To Update Old Systems To Current Versions
bret at busby.net
Wed May 10 15:10:16 UTC 2017
On Tue, 9 May 2017, it was written
> Date: Wed, 10 May 2017 02:26:49
> To: Drew Tomlinson <drew at mykitchentable.net>
> Cc: "questions at freebsd.org" <questions at freebsd.org>
> Subject: Recommended Way To Update Old Systems To Current Versions
> 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
> sink) anyway.
> Robert Huff
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