Freebsd-update works on my box (but theres been no updates as of yet).
As long as you track RELEASE it should work fine
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Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 2:10 PM
To: Zimmerman, Eric
Subject: RE: Upgrading from 6.0 to 6.1
Quoting "Zimmerman, Eric" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> Try this
> its what I wrote up for myself when I update
> worked for me from 6 to 6.1 and should meet your needs just fine
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>> Subject: Upgrading from 6.0 to 6.1
>> This has possibly been discussed a number of times, and if it has,
>> apologize. Here is my situation:
>> I would like to upgrade my existing 6.0-SECURITY system to
>> and continue using freebsd-update to keep my system on the up and
>> I read through the upgrade instructions on disk #1 of the 6.1
>> CD and wondered if that would be the easiest way to upgrade?
>> From what I read, all of the configuration files for 6.1 would be
>> the /etc/upgrade folder. Would they have to stay there? Would
>> from this point forward, always have the /etc folder in
>> Do I copy new pieces back to /etc for the production system? I
>> about merging but does it merge from /etc to /etc/upgrade?
>> Is another scenario to do the cvsup method and go that route? If I
>> did, would I be able to use freebsd-update from that point forward
>> would I be limited to only using the cvsup method?
>> I know both require merging config files and what not, which makes
>> a little nervous, but I would like the easiest method available. I
>> love using FreeBSD and use it primarily on my laptop so compiling
>> entire OS on there may take a while so obviously the binary upgrade
>> looks good. I am just unsure about the /etc/upgrade folder and how
>> get all of that back to /etc.
>> I am somewhat a "noobert" in FreeBSD... I have been using it for
>> than a year and really enjoy it over my past Linux experiences.
>> However, things like this make me nervous. This is my first
>> of a machine I use *all* the time.
>> Thanks in advance!
>> Jeff Cross
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Thanks! I will give this a try. But, before I do, can I still use
freebsd-update to maintain my system from that point forward or will I
have to use the cvsup method of updating?