On Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 11:20:43AM +0800, FreeBSD MailingLists wrote: > I have a bunch of production servers running 5-Stable branch and I was > considering upgrading to 6-Stable. > I have never upgraded across major version changes via source. > Is this a bad idea? > what pitfalls should i be aware of before starting? 1) For example custom modules like nvidia.ko. I recommend you just move all modules out of /boot/modules 2) Also there may be some problems with ports (shared libraries etc.)
I had upgraded my workstation from 5-STABLE to 6-STABLE, and it worked. But later I got another disk, and I had decided to do clean install. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"