On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 11:20:21AM +0200, albi wrote:
> i'm running 5.4 on a few servers, and i wondered till when
> security-updates will be available
> http://www.freebsd.org/security/ says that the EOL is estimated may 31
> 2006, but does that also mean no more security-updates for 5.4 ?


> i have no problem with doing a reinstall with the brand new 6.1 (or is
> the upgrade-jump from 5.4 to 6.1 no problem at all ?) , but i just like
> to get an idea when that would be really needed :)

5.4 to 6.x is pretty straightforward.  The only thing to watch out for
is to recompile all your ports (which you have to do when crossing any
major revision boundary).  portupgrade -fa or -faPP makes this pretty
easy though.


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