4.8.0 to 4.8.1 update requirements

Sepherosa Ziehau sepherosa at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 20:20:32 PDT 2017

Checkout the source code in /usr/src

cd /usr/src
make -j `sysctl -n hw.ncpu` buildworld && make -j `sysctl -n hw.ncpu`
make installkernel
shutdown -r now

# after reboot
cd /usr/src
make installworld
make upgrade

# after reboot
pkg update
pkg upgrade -y # or pkg upgrade -fy


On Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 11:11 AM, Antonio Olivares
<olivares14031 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear kind DragonflyBSD users,
> I have a machine running 4.8.0 in a small 74.? GB hard drive with hammer.  I
> ignored some warnings that installing to small hard drives could jeopardize
> some operations.  In light of avoiding problems, how can I check if it is
> recommended to run
> #make ...
> I.e, the commands needed to upgrade system.
> Or it would be preferred to pop in another disk and install from 4.8.1
> installation media.?
> Thanks for advice provided.  I have not updated the machine since last days
> of may of this year.  Now I have to get back to work and I would like to be
> caught up with new release and new packages.
> Best Regards,
> Antonio

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