-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On Wednesday 21 January 2004 02:32 pm, David LeCount wrote: > I have what is proving to be a difficult challenge. My > friend wants to start using FreeBSD. Unfortunately the > latest disc I have is 4.3, and I don't have easy > access to broadband, so obtaining a newer iso is > unlikely in the near future. Well I've been gradually > upgrading mine and it's currently using 5.2. So I > figured I'd try the routine the handbook gives on > upgrading multiple machines. I installed 4.3 on his, > and then I made buildkernel and buildworld on mine, > and copied /usr/src and /usr/obj to his. But when I > try to install anything on his, make crashes > immediately saying it made an invalid system call. In > fact, I can try make buildworld and buildkernel and it > does the same thing. I tried making other makefiles I > found on the hard drive to test make, and it worked > fine. Yet it crashes immediately for any targets in > /usr/src. I really don't want to be defeated, so can > anyone help a bandwidth handicapped FreeBSD fan? Many thanks.
In short - the upgrade from 4.3 to 5.2 is near impossibe. Not for the faint of heart. I was hard-pressed to get things on track from 4.9 In any event, good luck ... You'll need it. - -- Best regards, Chris -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.4 (FreeBSD) iD8DBQFADuLfD5P/gMAbw2MRAkQyAJ9voswF95E17hIRIUZUf1p6jdKD0QCeO8o6 jfczfHcRMxWk6YKvyyQgSMM= =6X0q -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"