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Date:      Sat, 5 Oct 1996 14:58:28 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Steve Reid <steve@edmweb.com>
To:        xiyuan qian <xiyuan@npc.haplink.co.cn>
Cc:        isp@FreeBSD.org, questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Upgrade my system
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.91.961005145203.180A-100000@bitbucket.edmweb.com>
In-Reply-To: <199610052020.UAA07936@npc.haplink.co.cn>

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>Hi, I am going to upgrade my system FreeBSD2.1.0 to 2.1.5, but I do need
>some help on that. 
>1. Do I need download all the files of 2.1.5 as my setting up with 2.0.5? 
>2. I have upto 300 users in my 2.0.5, how can I convert them to the new
>system, I mean, especially the password or some more important file? 

I recently upgraded two machines from 2.1.0-RELEASE to 2.1.5-STABLE. I
used CTM and it was actually quite painless. You just have to download
20-25 megs, run it through CTM, and that'll give you a new source tree. Do
a "make world" (should go down to single-user for this) and compile a new
kernel, and you're done. 

Be sure to consult the handbook for details.



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