Subject: Re: chicken/egg thing worked out (maybe?)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mike Long <email@example.com>
Date: 08/18/1997 11:11:15
>Date: Mon, 18 Aug 1997 00:45:38 -0400 (EDT)
>From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Andrew Brown)
>being kinda tired of 1.2 at home (on an i486/50) i decided to upgrade
>to -current via source, thus settling (also) settling the debate about
>whether or not such things should be done.
Really this shouldn't be a problem as long as
1) you build and install the kernel *first*, and
2) that kernel has COMPAT_12 support code in it.
>the system is humming along great right now; no problems whatsoever.
>* new boot blocks? do i need new boot blocks? granted, the old ones
>work fine, but should i be concerned? after all, doing a make in
>sys/arch/i386/boot results in:
>i'm just assuming this has been fixed since then? or am i looking in
>the wrong place?
>* don't i need to "upgrade" my filesystems or something?
Not if you're upgrading from 1.2.
Mike Long <email@example.com> http://www.shore.net/~mikel
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands,
hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." -- H.L. Mencken