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Re: SlimServer 6.0 - Installation Issues

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  • scottnasello
    thanks a ton! ... version of ... deleting ... 6? ... represents ... (where /mnt/share/SlimServer6 ... result of ... copy ... Something ... n is ... the new
    Message 1 of 8 , Apr 5, 2005
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      thanks a ton!

      --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "Marc D. Field"
      <yahoo@f...> wrote:
      > On 04/05/2005 01:59 AM, scottnasello wrote:
      > > where can i get perl 5.8?
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      > You can get Perl 5.8 from my site,
      > <http://fieldnetworks.com/slim/linkstation.html>. I'm not sure why
      > things aren't working for some people. I'm using the release
      version of
      > SlimServer 6 with no problems.
      >
      > One question: for those upgrading from SlimServer 5.4, are you
      deleting
      > or moving the old SlimServer directory before installing SlimServer
      6?
      > Or just extracting the new SlimServer files over an existing
      > installation? You need to do the former. Something like this:
      >
      > mv /mnt/slimserver /mnt/slimserver-old (where /mnt/slimserver
      represents
      > the full path to your existing slimserver directory)
      >
      > tar xzvf /mnt/share/slimserver-6-download.tar.gz (where
      > mnt/slimserver-6-download.tar.gz represents the full path to the
      > downloaded slim 6 file)
      >
      > mv /mnt/share/SlimServer6 /mnt/slimserver
      (where /mnt/share/SlimServer6
      > represents the full path to the directory that's created as a
      result of
      > extracting the downloaded file)
      >
      > If you created a directory to hold the data files, then I'd make a
      copy
      > of that as well, in case you do need to go back to slim 5.4.
      Something
      > like this:
      >
      > cp -r /mnt/slim-data /mnt/slim-data-old
      >
      > Then I'd kill the 5.4 Slimserver process (ps -A; then kill n, where
      n is
      > the process number for Slimserver...or just reboot). Then start
      the new
      > slimserver.
      >
      > Marc
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