On Tuesday 04 July 2006 19:58, Raymond Owens wrote:
> I have a freebsd system which is on a private network, there is no path to
> the internet. I am looking for methods to update the system to a new
> version level under these situations. Is there someway to synchronize the
> sources by burning a CD,  without being able to employ CVSsup or similar? I
> see how to bring ports over manually and how to do simple kernal option
> changes, my question is in regard to going from O/S version 6.0 to 6.1 or
> 6.1 to 6.1 stable .  Thanks.

You must use one of methods described here:
extract:  The primary services we offer are Anonymous CVS, CVSup, and CTM.

Once you have the source, you can use any medium* available to get
it to the system in question. So, you can update world without internet

*) that is any medium providing unix file system characteristics, that is
rock ridge and iso9660, raw tar and friends, tar and friends on iso9660,
a file-backed UFS on iso9660 and others. But, you have to create the CD
with a Unix-like OS.

Also, from time to time snapshots of stable become available in CD images.

HTH, Nikos

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