On Tuesday 03 July 2007 21:10:22 Olivier Nicole wrote: > Hi, > > I am upgrading a remote server (very remote, 10,000 km) and I have no > way to access the machine in single user mode. > > Is there a recommended way to do the upgrade from 5.5 to 6.2? > > Do everything in multi-user, but kill all services but sshd? > > Thanks, > > Olivier
your mileage may vary... but i do it without killing any services (but i also know that i am the only one logged into the machine). when you install world, *for the most part*, you are not tampering with things like apache, etc. as always, good backups of your data and configurations are a must before performing any such dangerous process as a multiuser-mode installworld. when going from 5.x to 6.x, most people recommend first upgrading to the lastest possible 5.x release first, and then moving on to 6.x (so in your case, either 5.5-STABLE or 5.5-RELEASE-p13. good luck, -- Jonathan Horne http://dfwlpiki.dfwlp.org [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"