Subject: Re: i386 from 1.4.2 to -current - how?
To: Current Users <>
From: Eric Delcamp <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/26/2000 14:12:24
Hi !

I'm not sure that's will be the good method. Take the example of rc.d stuff.
Need to re-configure all of this, and remove old stuff.
Each time you make an upgrade, you should take care of what remove and what
is new. I think there is a script in the install floppies that do the

----- Original Message -----
From: "Brett Lymn" <>
To: "Jukka Marin" <>
Cc: "Current Users" <>
Sent: Friday, May 26, 2000 1:06 PM
Subject: Re: i386 from 1.4.2 to -current - how?

> According to Jukka Marin:
> >
> >I'd like to start running -current on an i386 box for various reasons.
> >The box has 1.4.2 now, no floppy drive.  Can I just copy a -current
> >kernel there (where do I get one - is there a recent snapshot somewhere?)
> >and then untar the tarballs or is it more complicated this time because
> >of the ELF thing?
> >
> If you do not have any 3rd party a.out stuff to run (or you are
> willing to recompile everything again) then that would do the job.
> You may want to check out
> <> beforehand though.