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Date:      Thu, 12 Feb 2004 09:46:55 -0600
From:      Eric F Crist <ecrist@adtechintegrated.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        richard <richard@another.com.au>
Subject:   Re: Upgrade 4.8-4.9 help!
Message-ID:  <200402120946.55492.ecrist@adtechintegrated.com>
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On Wednesday 11 February 2004 06:25 pm, richard wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm trying to upgrade Freebsd 4.8 to 4.9 using sysinstall | upgrade off a
> 4.9 CD.  All seems fine until it gets to the point where it reports it
> can't even extract the bin distribution and fails.
>
> Does anyone know of a fool-proof way to get this upgrade through?
> Preferably some idiot-proof instructions I can follow.
>
> Cheers,
> Richard

Richard,

If you have broadband, install cvsup, read the man page on that, and instal=
l=20
new sources over FTP via cvsup.  Once you have a correct supfile, it's pret=
ty=20
brainless.  Most of us have some upgrading done via cron on a regular basis=
,=20
completely unattended.

HTH
=2D-=20
Eric F Crist
AdTech Integrated Systems, Inc
(612) 998-3588

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