--- RW <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Monday 07 August 2006 02:57, Jonathan Horne > wrote: > > i just decided to take a box, and installworld, > without going to single > > user mode. from what i can see, the update was > completely successful. of > > course, other then myself (su'd to root), there > were no other users logged > > in). > > > > i wonder how many people are brave enough, and do > actually installworld > > without changing to single user mode? i wonder > what is truly at risk from > > not going to single mode? > > I always do that on point releases. but given the > infrequency of releases it > doesn't seem worth saving any effort there. > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > I used to do it on every install and only had issue once, which was more and issue with mergemaster and going line by line and not knowing to answer l and r... with the merge option, something another installworld fixed for me... But like yourself I never have anybody but myself logged in. I got some old serial multiplexors with a 10-base2 ethernet connection for a serial console. for when I need to actually worry about real users. Has anybody had SERIOUS problems installingworld with load on the system? It just seems like a potentially bad idea, and have since started going to single user for my updates nowadays. -brian _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"