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Date:      Mon, 11 Apr 2016 19:44:36 -0400
From:      Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local@be-well.ilk.org>
To:        Matthew Seaman <matthew@FreeBSD.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: upgrade to 10.3 from 10.1
Message-ID:  <44k2k3hfrv.fsf@lowell-desk.lan>
In-Reply-To: <570C2819.7070900@FreeBSD.org> (Matthew Seaman's message of "Mon,  11 Apr 2016 23:41:29 +0100")
References:  <1460399864.2173.11.camel@inhio.eu> <570C2819.7070900@FreeBSD.org>

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Matthew Seaman <matthew@FreeBSD.org> writes:

> On 11/04/2016 19:37, asv wrote:
>> I don't feel confident to proceed with 
>> 
>> # freebsd-update upgrade -r 10.3-RELEASE
>> 
>> from my 10.1-RELEASE-p31.
>> I read on the FreeBSD website: "Systems running 9.3-RELEASE,10.3-RC[12]
>> can upgrade as follows" but usually releases in the middle are
>> included.
>> I've tried to search a bit about it but I didn't find much.
>> 
>> Am I just paranoid for not seeing 10.1 and 10.2 in the list?
>> Did anybody try this operation already?
>> I also have jails there, I want to be very prudent on this machine.
>
> Other release versions usually aren't listed explicitly, unless there is
> something special that needs to be done to upgrade them.  The fact that
> 10.1 and 10.2 aren't listed is a sign that there's not going to be any
> great difficulty upgrading from those versions.
>
> We haven't seen any horror stories about upgrades on the lists since
> 10.3-RELEASE came out.  That silence is what should give you confidence:
> people just don't talk about things that work routinely.  The minute
> there's a problem though...

I'm thinking there's a problem with setting refentrytitle, as at

https://www.freebsd.org/releases/10.3R/installation.html#upgrade-binary




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