Downgrade to 5.5
swhetzel at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 15:11:11 UTC 2006
On 11/9/06, Albert Shih <shih at math.jussieu.fr> wrote:
> I make buildworld & buildkernel on a FreeBSD 5.x server.
> I make a tar.gz of /usr/obj and /usr/src
> I tranfert this two tar.gz on my 6-stable server.
> Untar on right place
> make installkernel on /usr/src from 5.x
> make installworld.
Usually when you upgrade from a old version to a newer version, you
are advised to first install new kernel, and then update the userland
For a downgrade, you would have to reverse that order. So to downgrade:
You will still need to remove any 6.x libraries that remain after the
downgrade, as it would cause problems when building ports on the
NOTE: I haven't tested this procedure, so use at your own risk.
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