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Re: Update to 3.5 with mini-faq



On Fri, 14 May 2004, Atanai Sousa Ticianelli wrote:

> Hi !
> 
> On mini-faq (http://www.openbsd.org/faq/upgrade-minifaq.html)
> I've got this:
> 
> 1.2: What is the best way to upgrade?
> 
> (...). "The best and only supported way to move from release to release is
> to install the binaries from the most recent release."
> 
> 
> Now, the truth is that I don't know what must be done to "install the
> binaries" !  (This is another "school boy stuff"... sorry ). Downloading
> 3.5 bsd.rd via ftp, boot from it and upgrade the system by ftp (according
> the help from Greg below) is the meaning of "instal the binaries" ?

another way, i frequently use (on remote machines) is to unpack the sets except etcXX.tgz, install the new bootloader and upgrade /etc via mergemaster.



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