Matthew,

> On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 02:04:20PM +0000, Jim McIver wrote:
> > Trying to upgrade from Freebsd 4.6 to 4.9...haven't got it working
> > yet, but I am getting strange message from the machine.
> > 
> > newsyslog: illegal flag in config file -- N
> > 
> > Any idea where this is coming from?
> 
> You seem to be running an older version of newsyslog(8) with the
> /etc/newsyslog.conf file from a more recent version.  The 'N' flag
> (meaning don't try and send a signal to any process) was added to
> RELENG_4 newsyslog on 4th May 2003.
> 
> This suggests that your attempt to upgrade has failed to update all of
> the standard system programs -- you'll probably find it easiest to do
> a 4.6 to 4.9 upgrade by cvsup(1)ing the latest RELENG_4_9 sources, and
> then doing a full buildworld, buildkernel, installkernel, installworld
> cycle as detailed in /usr/src/UPDATING and the handbook at:

That's what I'm trying to do, but I'm stuck on the error code 127 
...touch when I run 'make installworld' and can't find the solution.
> 
>     http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cutting-
>     edge.html
> 
>  Cheers,
> 
>  Matthew
> 
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> 



-Jim McIver
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