Mikhail Vladimirov wrote:
> I want to try the following trick:
> 1. Install FreeBSD 6.x-STABLE on the separate HDD, while it is inside
> my home PC.
> 2. Place this HDD into server, make it bootable.
> 3. Boot new system, and mount old HDD (with FreeBSD 4.x and all old
> 4. Setup jail inside new system, which will run old system.
> 5. Now I have all services running, and I can transfer it to new
> system one by one quietly.
> I believe, that FreeBSD is backward compatible, and all my stuff,
> which successfully run on 4.x sill run inside jail on 6.x. I am
> right? Did anybody tried to do something like this? What was the
It might work well enough for your services to run, depending on what
I'd insert two new steps in between 3 and 4:
3b: Tar down a copy of the old system.
3c: Upgrade the old system in place (mergemaster, installworld, etc.) to
the same version your new system is running.
This is usually straight forward.
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