2.3 -> 2.7 via Dial-up (Re: CVS over 'dropping' dial-ups)

2.3 -> 2.7 via Dial-up (Re: CVS over 'dropping' dial-ups)

Post by michae » Tue, 19 Sep 2000 04:00:00


> I have a copy of OBSD 2.3 and I would like to /try it/. But, I'm
> wondering, since that release is over 28 months old, is it possible
> (not overly problematic) to upgrade to 2.7 via a dial-up connection?

> How much of a download would it entail?

You are better off borrowing/buying/stealing a CD and loading a fresh 2.7
From what I've heard, there are issues with upgrading via CVS.  Plus, it's
Trust me. If you don't have the cash (US $30, I believe) you could probably
somebody to copy their 2.7 CD for you (hint,hint).  Of course, buying the CD
OBSD 2.8 and higher a possibility, which is a Good Thing.

Good luck.