Nodegrid OS Upgrade Path

Nodegrid OS Upgrade Path

Due to the increased size of newer Nodegrid OS images, it is important to go through an intermediate version if upgrading from an older, smaller version.  The intermediate versions that increase the boot partition size to meet these newer requirements are Nodegrid OS v4.1.6 and v4.2.4.

Note that units shipped/formatted with 3.2 has a partition sda4 with 1.5 GB. If an upgrade to 4.2.4 is done the partition sda4 is resized to 2.8 GB.  If an upgrade to 5.2+ is done via USB (with format) or the install script detects an error in the HD, the entire HD is formatted and a partition sda4 with 5 Gb is created.  This will cause the partition sizes to vary slightly based on upgrade path used.

The tables below detail the recommended upgrade paths.  First find the table associated with the current version.  Then find the line related to the desired upgrade version.  This line will indicate if an intermediate version is recommended and which intermediate version to use.

Starting Nodegrid OS version is 3.2.54 and NSC product:
Target Nodegrid OS VersionIntermediate Upgrade Required
any 3.x, v4.1.1 - x4.1.5, or v4.2.1 - v4.2.3N/A
v4.1.6 - latest v4.1.xv4.1.6
v4.2.4 - latest v4.2.xv4.2.4
v5.0.x, v5.2.x, v5.4.x, v5.6.x, v5.8.x, v5.10.x, v6.x, or newerv4.2.4
NSC only v5.8.10, v5.10.1, v6.x, or newer N/A Warning: Existing data in /var/ will be erased!

Starting Nodegrid OS version is 3.x:
Target Nodegrid OS VersionIntermediate Upgrade Required
any 3.x, v4.1.1 - x4.1.5, or v4.2.1 - v4.2.3N/A
v4.1.6 - latest v4.1.xv4.1.6
v4.2.4 - latest v4.2.xv4.2.4
v5.0.x, v5.2.x, v5.4.x, v5.6.x, v5.8.x, v5.10.x, v6.x, or newerv4.2.4

Starting Nodegrid OS version is 4.1.1 - 4.1.5:
Target Nodegrid OS VersionIntermediate Upgrade Required
v4.1.2 - x4.1.5, or v4.2.1 - v4.2.3N/A
v4.1.6 - latest v4.1.xv4.1.6
v4.2.4 - latest v4.2.xv4.2.4
v5.0.x, v5.2.x, v5.4.x, v5.6.x, v5.8.x, v5.10.x, v6.x, or newer
v4.2.4

Starting Nodegrid OS version is 4.1.6 - latest 4.1.x:
Target Nodegrid OS VersionIntermediate Upgrade Required
v4.1.7 - latest v4.1.xN/A
v4.2.4 - latest v4.2.xN/A
v5.0.x, v5.2.x, v5.4.x, v5.6.x, v5.8.x, v5.10.x, v6.x, or newerN/A

Starting Nodegrid OS version is 4.2.1 - latest 4.2.3:
Target Nodegrid OS VersionIntermediate Upgrade Required
v4.2.2 - latest v4.2.3N/A
v4.2.4 - latest v4.2.xv4.2.4
v5.0.x, v5.2.x, v5.4.x, v5.6.x, v5.8.x, v5.10.x, v6.x, or newer
v4.2.4

Starting Nodegrid OS version is 4.2.4 - latest 4.2.x:
Target Nodegrid OS VersionIntermediate Upgrade Required
v4.2.5 - latest v4.2.xN/A
v5.0.x, v5.2.x, v5.4.x, v5.6.x, v5.8.x, v5.10.x, v6.x, or newerN/A

Starting Nodegrid OS version is 5.x or 6.x:
Target Nodegrid OS VersionIntermediate Upgrade Required
v5.0.x, v5.2.x, v5.4.x, v5.6.x, v5.8.x, v5.10.x, v6.x, or newerN/A

Once you determine the correct version, use these steps to download the required ISO: Downloading Firmware Update
Once the ISO is downloaded, use these steps to upgrade: How Do I Upgrade the Software of My Nodegrid?
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