Upgrading to 5.3

After the release of FreeBSD 5.3 i upgraded my gateway from 5.2.1 to 5.3. Because of the upgrade-risk i migrated the webserver that runs this blog to jim.arved.de.
There were a few problems I had to solve, that caused a few hours downtime. First i had to add an IP alias for my public IP to lo0, because otherwise the webserver would not answer on requests (I need more public IPs, so I can stop using NAT). Then I had to patch MT to work with perl 5.8.4. I hope this was the only necessary patch, as I don’t have the time to switch to another blogging software.
The FreeBSD upgrade went flawless. Now there are only two machines left on my network that run 5.2.x.