Subject: Re: 1.5 to 1.6 upgrade question
To: Noah Meyerhans <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/17/2002 22:25:36
On Sat, Nov 16, 2002 at 07:53:42PM -0500, Noah L. Meyerhans wrote:
> Is it possible to upgrade my 1.5.3 system to 1.6 without using any kind
> of removable media?  e.g. on a machine with no floppy or CD-ROM drive.

Just download the NetBSD/NetBSD-1.6/i386/binary/kernel/netbsd.INSTALL.gz
and boot it. This is the same kernel+ramdisk as on the boot{1,2}.fs floppies.
Then just choose "upgrade".

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 23 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference