Binary upgrade NetBSD
To upgrade the NetBSD from one version to another (greater), grab the archives (sets) from the nearest mirror.
By default, check ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/
After you downloaded a new kernel image, extract it to the root directory and reboot your computer:
# tar xzpvf kern-GENERIC.tgz -C / # reboot
If everything went well, you can proceed to upgrading the userland:
# for i in base comp games man misc text x*; do tar xzpvf $i.tgz -C ; done # mkdir /tmp/tmproot # tar xzpvf etc.tgz -C /tmp/tmproot # postinstall -s /tmp/tmproot check # (.. run the command postinstall gave you ..) # etcupdate -s /tmp/tmproot # reboot
You should now have an upgraded (and still working system).
You can proceed to the packages upgrade (using pkg_add -uu or pkg_chk).
That's all folks.
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