Subject: Upgrading from 1.6 to 2.0rc4 without removable media
To: None <>
From: Patrick Walsh <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/26/2004 01:30:50
I'd like to upgrade to the latest and greatest NetBSD now in
anticipation of the final release.  The install documentation suggests
that I need to have boot floppies or a bootable cd-rom to do this. 
Unfortunately I need to do this from a remote location.  Even if I
were at the computer, it has no floppy or cd-rom drives and I'd like
to avoid the messiness of removing the server from the rack and
attaching a drive.

So... can I upgrade from 1.6 to 2.0 without using removable media? 
I've grabbed the files in,
but am hesitating to try anything.

If it is possible to do what I want to do, what steps should I take?

Thanks for the help.