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Re: How do I upgrade from 4.0 to 5.0?

On 10/5/09 01:14, Chris Ross wrote:
> On May 9, 2009, at 17:00, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
>>> copy the new boot to /boot from /usr/mdec/boot and install your
>>> respective bootblocks via installboot.
>> I didn't do this while doing source-based upgrade 3.0/4.0 and 4.0/5.0
>> and everything work just fine.
>> Is this really necessary?
>   I suspect it depends on what, if any, significant changes were made in
> /boot and/or the boot blocks.  Which will depend, at least, on your
> platform, and perhaps even your hardware, as to whether or not the
> changes are "necessary".
>   I suspect it's just the wise thing to do, even when not needed.
>              - Chris

At least on i386 and amd64 it may be required for the new boot.cfg(5)


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