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Re: Upgrading NetBSD on Jornada 720

Many thanks, Quentin, that worked a treat. :)

Quentin Garnier wrote:
On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 10:44:19PM +0100, Nick Date wrote:

I am currently running version 4.99.72 of NetBSD on my Jornada 720 and was wondering whether there is an easy way to upgrade to version 5.0?

I checked on the NetBSD website but the upgrade guide seems to assume that you've got a machine that boots/installs from CD.

Another quick question - to install sets can I just untar the binaries in ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/NetBSD-x.x/hpcarm/binary/sets/ to the root directory or do I need to use another program to do this?

You can upgrade by hand.  Boot a new kernel, untar all sets except for
etc.tgz (you really don't want to overwrite your config), and run
etcupdate(8) and postinstall(8) using the etc set as a source.

Be sure not to forget about permissions when you untar the sets (i.e.,
tar -xp or pax -rpe).

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