antigravity83

Guide to upgrade from 5.0-4493?

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I'm currently running a HP N54L and have been stuck on DSM 5.0-4493 Update 7 for a couple of years now.

 

I need to upgrade to a newer version to install Emby server, but don't want to lose any of my settings. (All my raw content is backed up)

 

I can't seem to find a process on how to upgrade from 5.0-4493 to the latest version of DSM

 

Are bootloaders backwards compatible? If so, I'm guessing I just boot up the latest and then upgrade DSM internally? I'm guessing it isn't as easy as that though!

 

Any help would be great thanks.

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You can backup your settings if that's what worrying you.

 

If you want to go to 5.2 then http://xpenology.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=5026

If you want to go to 6.0 then http://xpenology.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=5026 followed by http://xpenology.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=22100

 

Note: Make sure your hardware is supported, specially if you go DSM 6.0.

 

Good luck.

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