Subject: Re: upgrading distribution
To: port-hpcsh list <>
From: Michael Wileman <>
List: port-hpcsh
Date: 08/26/2005 16:41:10
On Fri, 26 Aug 2005, Valeriy E. Ushakov wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 15:32:46 -0400, Michael Wileman wrote:
>>> No need to reformat the card, just untar the sets except the etc.tgz
>>> in single user mode (or on another machine) and run postinstall(8).
>> So you mean untar them OVER the current installation?
> Yes.
>> And can I run postinstall also on the other machine,
> You should be able to, e.g. standard netbsd (cross) build runs it.
>> or it must be run on the 680?
> It might be easier to run "na{t,}ively" on the 680.  Less options to
> worry about ;).

It looks as if postinstall is in etc.tgz, which would not be 
installed. So I should extract just this file. Is there anything else 
from etc.tgz that postinstall will need?

There doesn't seem to be a man page.