Hello Jerry, Thank you for your response. I am about to acquire the 6.1 disks from friends in Butte, MT. That will solve my little problem.
:-) Grins, Z. Wade Hampton On Fri, 27 Oct 2006, Jerry McAllister wrote: > Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2006 16:38:14 -0400 > From: Jerry McAllister <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: opbc <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Cc: email@example.com > Subject: Re: upgrade 4.2-? > > On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 09:05:14AM -0600, opbc wrote: > > > Greetings to all, > > Could someone please tell me how to upgrade my venerable 4.2 to the newer > > and cooler version(s)? > > I think you can do a series of successive cvsups and makes and merges > and do it all, but since 4.2 is much different than 6.xx, and since that > would involve several successive updates it might be quicker and easier > to just back up what you need to save and to a clean new install to the > latest version. (That would be 6.1 at the moment, but 6.2 is scheduled > to be out shortly - schedule says Nov 13). > > Then reload what you need from backups and voila, you're ready to run > again. > > Otherwise, read carefully the sections in the FreeBSD handbook on cvsup > and updating and make buildxxx and make installxxx and mergemaster. > Follow those instructions and it will work. > > ////jerry > > > > > Lane? > > > > Z. Wade Hampton > > Sheridan, Montana > > UNIX PINE 4.21 > > > > _______________________________________________ > > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > Z. Wade Hampton Sheridan, Montana UNIX PINE 4.21 _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"