freebsd-update : 6.2-RELEASE to 8.1-RELEASE

Put on sysadmin hat and upgraded some 6.2 freebsd boxes recently. Here are the steps that I used. Please take note that you should have a good backup before attempting this upgrade. You are WARNED! old6# uname -a FreeBSD old6.vnet.0rg 6.2-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE #0: Fri Jan 12 10:40:27 UTC 2007 root@dessler.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386 A rather aged […]