Subject: Re: chicken/egg thing worked out (maybe?)
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/18/1997 11:11:15
>Date: Mon, 18 Aug 1997 00:45:38 -0400 (EDT)
>From: (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 <>      
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands,
hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." -- H.L. Mencken