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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