[j-nsp] Old JunOS upgrade path

Gert Doering gert at greenie.muc.de
Fri Mar 8 16:12:13 EST 2019


On Fri, Mar 08, 2019 at 01:17:44PM -0700, Eldon Koyle wrote:
> Many (most?) network operating systems are an image file that the
> switch either writes over a partition (ie. block-level copy) or boots
> directly (ie. initrd/initramfs) with a separate partition for a config
> file.  Junos is a full BSD operating system that installs packages to
> partitions on the device, runs upgrade scripts, etc.


"If was one thing all people took for granted, was conviction that if you 
 feed honest figures into a computer, honest figures come out. Never doubted 
 it myself till I met a computer with a sense of humor."
                             Robert A. Heinlein, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

Gert Doering - Munich, Germany                             gert at greenie.muc.de
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