On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 01:05:48PM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
> On 22-May-2002 Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > The upgrade instructions found in src/UPDATING and src/Makefile.inc1
> > are not quite correct.  Suggesting to reboot with the new kernel and
> > non-matching userland is safer than opposite of course, but does not
> > always work nor guaranteed to work at all.  Here's the safest version
> > I could think of; it ensures everything is installed using the tools
> > compatible with the currently running kernel.  I'd like your comments
> > guys as you were touching these instructions in the past.
> Wrong.  If you are following the proper upgrade path, then your old
> binaries will always work with your new kernel.
Grr, right, was smoking a crack.  4.0-R binaries work just fine with
the 4.6-RC kernel, and the current technique has a nicety of verifying
that the new kernel works before giving you a chance to shoot yourself
in a foot.  Sorry for the false alarm.

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