any problem going from 9.x (don't laugh) to 11 directly?
Randal L. Schwartz
merlyn at stonehenge.com
Wed Feb 14 23:29:59 UTC 2018
>>>>> "Doug" == Doug Hardie <bc979 at lafn.org> writes:
Doug> FreeBSD 9.1 cannot use freebsd-update to go directly to
I'm on 9.3, and intended to use freebsd-update.
Doug> During the upgrade process when you first reboot, you really need
Doug> to boot in single user mode.
Doug> I have always done a regular boot as
Doug> the machines were not local and had no access to the console.
I don't think you mean serial console... Arpnetworks gives me a VNC
console... I presume I can boot single user from the initial menu.
Doug> There are enough library changes that most services just will not
Doug> start properly and tend to hang. You are left with a system that
Doug> is non-responsive. The one approach I used successfully one time
Doug> was to comment virtually everything other than sshd out in
Doug> rc.conf. You have to make sure you have really killed sendmail
Doug> though. Setting it to NO is not enough. Otherwise it will
Doug> eventually give up and give you back service, but it takes a long
Great advice! Thanks.
Randal L. Schwartz - Stonehenge Consulting Services, Inc. - +1 503 777 0095
<merlyn at stonehenge.com> <URL:http://www.stonehenge.com/merlyn/>
Perl/Unix/Dart consulting, Technical writing, Comedy, etc. etc.
Still trying to think of something clever for the fourth line of this .sig
More information about the freebsd-questions