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Date:      Thu, 1 Feb 2007 16:04:50 -0500
From:      "Dak Ghatikachalam" <dghatikachalam@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: How to upgrade an exist freebsd to freebsd6.2 ?
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On 2/1/07, Dak Ghatikachalam <dghatikachalam@gmail.com> wrote:
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>
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> On 1/27/07, Eric <eric@mikestammer.com> wrote:
> >
> > Dak Ghatikachalam wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > On 1/26/07, *Eric* <heli@mikestammer.com
> > > <mailto:heli@mikestammer.com>> wrote:
> > >
> > >     Dak Ghatikachalam wrote:
> > >     >
> > >     >
> > >     > On 1/26/07, *Eric* <heli@mikestammer.com
> > >     <mailto: heli@mikestammer.com>
> > >     > <mailto:heli@mikestammer.com <mailto:heli@mikestammer.com>>>
> > wrote:
> > >     >
> > >     >     Halid Faith wrote:
> > >     >     > I have a machine 6.0-RELEASE. How do I upgrade it to
> > >     Freebsd6.2
> > >     >     without any problem?
> > >     >     > Could you advise a useful site about that ?
> > >     >     > After upgrade, May a problem like cannot login the system
> > >     be ?
> > >     >     >
> > >     >     >
> > >     >     people seem to like my instruction set:
> > >     >
> > >     >     http://mikestammer.com/dokuwiki/bsd:updateos
> > >     >
> > >     >
> > >     >     no issues reported yet! =)
> > >     >
> > >     >
> > >     >
> > >     > I could not access ?
> > >     >
> > >     >
> > >     >   Permission Denied
> > >     >
> > >     > Sorry, you don't have enough rights to continue. Perhaps you
> > >     forgot to
> > >     > login?
> > >     >
> > >     >
> > >     >
> > >     >
> > >     >
> > >     sorry about that, give it a whirl now
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > I browsed the page understood most part  , I happened  to read
> > > theupgrade chapter  in release notes, but I remember someone on this
> > > list also mentioned to read from handbook, could not find that
> > >
> > > BTW: Does this upgrade procedure apply and can it be used   to go from
> >
> > > 6.1 to 6.2 freeBSD  too ?
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > DAk
> > yes, it will work from any version of 6 and up. It should work fine in 7
> > unless the technique changes for some reason.
> >
> > Hope it helps you! =)
> >
> > Eric
> >
>
> This worked great  but  on mergemaster -cv in single user , at  one point
> it asked me these questions , I got nervous and puzzled
>
> Use 'd' to delete the temporary ."xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx"
>   Use 'i' to install the temporary ."xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx"
>   Use 'm' to merge the temporary and installed versions
>   Use 'v' to view the diff results again
>
> # xxx refers to path for config files,  I running on default freebsd mode
> and did not made any change
>
> I just presses ENTER key the default ( because it advised to be left for
> later consideration"
>
> DO I just not bother any more.


Please also advise if you have anything like this to perform complete update
in /usr/ports, I think I may have to use portupgrade or portinstall command

Thanks
> Dak
>
>



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