there are a few Weeks until OpenBSD 7.2 will get released. Anyhow, running current is a good way to get a “preview” what’s in the pipeline and will come soon. one of the painpoint was update packages on OpenBSD. Not because it was difficult, but it took quite a lot of time. Specially, when you run a bunch of machines in different networks. Version and Time consumption sysctl kern.version pkg_info |wc -l time pkg_add -Vu OpenBSD 7.
OpenBSD 7.1 released ! … a while ago. I upgraded all my boxes since quite a while, but i didn’t write a short post about it. There is nothing really unexpected, a stable, easy, straigh-forward development of my favourite OS, except that there is a need for more than 1G Free Disk Space in /var. That was a bit a problem for smalled Boxes like the APU with 16G Disk …
OpenBSD 7.0 released ! the 7.0 Release was released on 14. Oct 2021, two weeks before the official Launch Date (1. Nov). All the Changes are listed here: https://www.openbsd.org/70.html, or summarized: undeadly.org Things i have to consider for my Boxes: dhcpleased(8) was made the default program for configuring IPv4 addresses via DHCP resolvd(8) was activated to handle concurrent changes to resolv.conf(5) by both dhcpleased(8) and slaacd(8). Upgrade Guide Follow to official Upgrade Guide.
OpenBSD 6.9 released This is the 50th Release of OpenBSD ! As they release twice a Year, must be around 25y ago since the fork of NetBSD started. Wikipedia has got a Comparison of the Different BSD Operating Systems … Upgrade to 6.9 i upgrade my systems twice every years. there is no need to reinstall as the upgrade works fine over year. please read the official upgrade guide carefully and then you may wanna use this script below.
OpenBSD 6.8 released OpenBSD has two new releases every year. historically, on 1. Mai and 1. November. With a few small execptions in the past Check Wikipedia so, then latest OS appeared today: OpenBSD 6.8 Perform a Full Upgrade (incl. X Stuff) sysupgrade -r Run the Script (on your own risk !) doas su - mkdir /root/bin ftp -o /root/bin/upgrade_to_68.sh https://blog.stoege.net/scripts/upgrade_to_68.sh chmod 740 /root/bin/upgrade_to_68.sh # /root/bin/upgrade_to_68.sh # *** reboot *** # /root/bin/upgrade_to_68.
OpenBSD 6.7 appeared today OpenBSD has two new releases every year. historically, on 1. Mai and 1. November. With a few small execptions in the past Check Wikipedia so, then latest OS appeared today: OpenBSD 6.7 Perform a Full Upgrade (incl. X Stuff) sysupgrade -r Run the Script (on your own risk !) doas su - mkdir /root/bin ftp -o /root/bin/upgrade_to_67.sh https://blog.stoege.net/scripts/upgrade_to_67.sh chmod 740 /root/bin/upgrade_to_67.sh # /root/bin/upgrade_to_67.sh or use some custom Script (just Xbase and not other X Stuff) doas su - mkdir /root/bin cat <<'EOF' > /root/bin/upgrade_to_67.