Contributed by dwc on from the 10-steps-to-a-more-current-you dept.
Mike Erdely wrote in his blog:
Not including the download of the installation sets, the whole [upgrade] process took less than 20 minutes and I was back in X. It took longer to write this post than to upgrade my laptop.
Mike describes his quick, painless upgrade to 4.2-current. While well documented elsewhere, he demonstrates how easy upgrades have become with the improved tools in OpenBSD 4.2. From the article:
I just finished upgrading my Thinkpad T42 to the latest OpenBSD 4.2-current snapshot and thought I should share my upgrade process. Over the past few releases of OpenBSD, the process has gotten steadily easier. Marc Espie has almost single handedly overhauled the ports system into a robust, easy to upgrade system. And I especially like the clear distinction between the system base and add-on packages.
Read the full article on his site.
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