Remko Lodder: >Brent Bailey wrote: > >> Hello, >> My company has been asked to help with the upgrade of several Freebsd >> systems that are pretty old. The customer is running a file server samba >> also running apache running FBSD 4.2, he wants to upgrade using cvsup & >> the make buildworld procedure to upgrade to 5.x. Im very familier with the >> make buildworld procedure however there have been significant changes >> between 4.2 & 5.x so is this something that can be done without many >> problems ? Aside from reading throught the /usr/src/UPDATING file are >> there things i should look out for being that the 2 versions are so >> differrent. >> >> personally i would recommend going to the lastest stable release 4.10-p2 >> >> I welcome this lists thoughts & opions on this matter >> >> thank in advance for any help :-) > >Hey Brent, > >FreeBSD 5.x has not yet been described as production release ready. >So your customer is best advised to use the 4.x branch, and indeed at >the moment that is 4.10 (and the patches afterwards ofcourse).
Furthermore, the advice is to upgrade to a very recent 4.x first, before taking the step to 5.x. So youŽll probably want to upgrade to 4.10p2 or 4-STABLE anyway. Maybe your customer would like you to go for an updated 4.x first, and go to 5.x later when it will be STABLE. Helge _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"