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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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