I wish this was an option for me but the contracted machine is in C&W's network operation center, not mine. I have no access to there machine besides remote root.
James ----- Original Message ----- From: "Vulpes Velox" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Crucial Servers" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 1:37 AM Subject: Re: Upgrading FreeBSD 3.5 > On Wed, 10 Mar 2004 02:33:34 -0500 > "Crucial Servers" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > Hi, > > > > I need some advice on steps for upgrading a very valueble > > machine. This machine has an uptime of 393 days. I need to > > install a secure version of "curl" this is our main focus right > > now. FreeBSD 3.5 ports collection is very b0rked and nothing > > works, I tried downloading the cvsup source and installing it, > > but now it cant find m3build. > > > > My main focus is getting this OS to 4.9-STABLE the SAFE way and > > "Yes" its a contracted machine so its remote. I know there is > > going to be tons of b0rked programs when I'm all said and done. > > Can someone please explain how to tackle this animal slowly, I > > was thinking 4.0 then 4.5 then 4.9. > > > > If I can avoid this all together and install a secured version > > of "curl" it would be appreaciated. I really cant find the > > source anywhere. > > No clue what it would take to cvsup that... but what I would do is > throw together a 4stable install together on another similar box and > take care of all the tweakings, data importing, and ect. Then when > that machines scheduled downtime/maintance/whatever arrivces swap out > either the drive or the entire machine. > > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"