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Re: How do I upgrade from 4.0 to 5.0?

> On 10/05/2009 10:14 AM, 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.

> I guess this is where GRUB can be of benefit :) ... that thing never
> updates ;)

Support for GRUB was introduced in 4.0 but I personally didn't try it.
Also there is an article about NetBSD + GRUB by jmmv@.

Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.

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