Jonathan Horne writes: > ive seen several articles on the net, and of course, no one > agrees on the exact steps to take to update your system. my > question is, is it safe to 'mergemaster'
Yes. > and 'make installworld' while still up and running? Absolutely not. (Has someone, somewhere, done it? Yes. Would I do it even for an experiemental machine? Only if you put a gun to my head.) > or do I > just need to bite the downtime-bullet, and put it in single user? The "downtime-bullet" can be pretty small: it takes me 15 < T < 30 minutes on a P4/2.25 Ghz with 80 Mb/s SCSI disks. Robert Huff _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"