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Date:      Tue, 7 Feb 95 10:58:53 MST
From:      terry@cs.weber.edu (Terry Lambert)
To:        nwestfal.csci.csusb.edu@orion.weber.edu (Neal Westfall)
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: 0202 Snap - How the Heck do you Upgrade
Message-ID:  <9502071758.AA12395@cs.weber.edu>
In-Reply-To: <9502060104.AA14143@orion.csci.csusb.edu> from "Neal Westfall" at Feb 5, 95 05:04:57 pm

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> > 1)	SUP the current sources as of the SNAP
> > 2)	Recompile the world.  Especially programs using routing.
> 
> Is there any reason why one could not just extract the bindist?
> (first backing up files in /etc of course)

You would have to be in single user mode to minimize the "text file busy"
problem, and you would have to be able to build a kernel independent of
being able to make network connections, since things like the recent
routing changes cause mismatches that would not allow you to start the
networking again until you had a new kernel in place.


					Terry Lambert
					terry@cs.weber.edu
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