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Date:      Thu, 24 Nov 2011 10:50:37 -0500
From:      Pierre-Luc Drouin <pldrouin@pldrouin.net>
To:        Albert Shih <Albert.Shih@obspm.fr>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: 7.4 -> 8.2
Message-ID:  <CANT0rctxZ0AHc0t5s6EmqbB+Nm6jKugZ0cynk22J206DfGG2rw@mail.gmail.com>
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On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 10:44 AM, Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com> wrote:
>
> Albert Shih writes:
>
>> =A0Anyone known if I can temporally run a 7.4 userland+service with
>> =A08.2 kernel?
>
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0My gut reaction was "Are you familiar with the game of Rus=
sian
> Roulette?".
>
>
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0Robert Huf=
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>

I would definitely test it on another machine beforehand, including
tests of the services which are running in the jails. It would
probably be safer to make a copy of the drive from that server, put it
on another machine, upgrade everything, then take the server offline,
rsync the user data and swap the drives...

Pierre-Luc Drouin



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