installing world on sparc64

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Apr 20 15:48:13 PDT 2004

On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 06:16:26PM +0100, Mat Ford wrote:
> I've just got 5.2.1-RELEASE running on my Ultra10 without problems. I'm
> wondering if it's safe to cvsup and do:
> cd /usr/src
> make -j4 buildworld
> make buildkernel KERNCONF=GENERIC
> make installkernel KERNCONF=GENERIC
> make installworld
> mergemaster
> fastboot
> portupgrade -arP
> Is this sane on the Sparc64 platform? I'm familiar with this process on
> i386.

That's not quite the documented upgrade procedure even on i386 (see
the handbook).  On sparc64 you'll need to do more to update to
5.2-CURRENT; see the UPDATING instructions (part of that documented
upgrade procedure I mentioned :-).

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