Tom Worster wrote:
what ways exist to upgrade a remote server (to which you have no terminal
server attached) if the currently installed FREEBSD is too old for
freebsd-update? besides asking someone local to the server to help, i mean.

The Canonical Way of Auld(tm)* is detailed in the handbook.
It involves fetching the source code via cvsup/csup, and
rebuilding the kernel and world(userland), etc.

The entire process is covered in Chapter 24 of the handbook;
see http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/synching.html
for the beginning of the "old way" part.

HTH,

Kevin Kinsey
--
Neurotics build castles in the sky,
Psychotics live in them,
And psychiatrists collect the rent.

* Hee hee.  For many of us, it's the Only Way ;-)
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