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Re: sysupgrade - has anybody tried it

> > Anyway - I see sysupgrade can do the trick without all the hassle. My
> > question is - has somebody sucessfully updated from 5.1.2 to 6.0? Any
> > traps there? I read in the NetBSD-Doku that sysupgrade is still
> > 'undergoing field testing' by August 2012 ...
> Unfortunately doing an upgrade from 5 to 6 with sysupgrade still
> requires some manual handholding.  I haven't had a chance to make this
> better yet :-/
> The key trick is that you must ensure there is a reboot between the
> kernel upgrade and the userland upgrade. Something like:
> Julio Merino / @jmmv

All hints sound good - many options to choose from.

Julio, I read in sysupgrade's man-page all the examples beginning
with the user prompt '$'. Isn't it intended to use '#' instead?

If you don't read further postings from me - it went wrong ;)

herb langhans

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