Updating from 11.3-stable to 12.1-stable?
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Sat May 2 03:38:40 UTC 2020
On Wed, 29 Apr 2020 16:27:54 -0500
Bob Willcox <bob at immure.com> wrote:
> Well, here are the steps that I took to upgrade my 11.3-STABLE system
> to 12.1-STABLE. May not be the best/most efficient but they worked
> for me and I thought someone else may benefit from them.
> 1) Make a backup of the current system
> 2) Delete everything in /usr/src, making certin to remove the files
> and directories that start with a dot (".").
> 3) Delete everything in /usr/obj.
> 4) Download (via svn) the new FreeBSD release /usr/src to be updated
> 5) Build the new world from the source.
> 6) Build the new kernel from the source.
> 7) Run "mergemaster -Fp" to update files that may be needing update
> prior to doing the installworld.
> 8) Run "make installworld" in /usr/src.
> 9) Run "make installkernel" in /usr/src.
> 10) [...]
Steps 8) and 9) appear to be in the wrong order:
correct order is:
# make buildworld
# make buildkernel
# make installkernel
# shutdown -r now
# make installworld
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