Thanks, but /usr/src/UPDATING doesn't exist

spank# ls /usr/src
crypto          kerberos5       secure
spank# uname -a
FreeBSD spank 5.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE #0: Thu Jun  5 02:55:42 GMT
2003     [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  i386

Hmm?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kent Stewart" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "Spades" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Saturday, February 14, 2004 9:46 AM
Subject: Re: 5.x stable cvsup


> On Friday 13 February 2004 03:18 pm, Spades wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I got a question, my dedicated server provider has installed
> > 5.1-Release and refuses to install 4.7 for me. Can I recompile to
> > 5.1-STABLE using the same method as 4.7 and same 4.x-stable-supfile
> > and kernel config file.
>
> The accepted technique is in /usr/src/UPDATING just like it is in 4.x.
> There are a few things different but the buildworld,
> build[install]kernel, installworld method is used on both branches.
>
> I think 4.7 has been EOLed, i.e., no bug fixes or security fixes. I
> wouldn't want one on my local network.
>
> >
> > OR do i need to use a 5,x-stable method? any idea any url
> > i can find help in compiling 5.1-REL to STABLE.
> >
>
> There isn't a 5.x-stable. You probably won't see that until 5.3-stable.
>
> Kent
>
> -- 
> Kent Stewart
> Richland, WA
>
> http://users.owt.com/kstewart/index.html
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