[CentOS] New to the list and one quick question
admin at homemachine.net
Tue Sep 13 03:51:39 UTC 2005
you can upgrade from rh9 to centos (but not by using a disk) and I find
centos as a desktop (as well as a server) to be excellent.
> Bryan J. Smith wrote:
>> On Mon, 2005-09-12 at 18:53 -0500, cajun wrote:
>>> I am running right now RH9 fully updated on a Dell PowerEdge 1600SC
>>> with 512megs of Ram, 18G SCSI HD ... RH9 disk 1 checked out fine, so I
>>> dropped in the CentOS disk 1 and ran it. It checked out fine and so
>>> did all the rest of them. Is this a vaild test?? Or am I just blowing
>>> in the wind here?? Thanks for any input into this matter!!
>> Any reason you want to install CentOS when you have a running RHL9
>> BTW, although I've had no major issues updating RHL to FC releases, as
>> FC is the logical upgrade path, RHEL/CentOS is not designed to be an
>> upgrade option for RHL.
> Hi All,
> Thanks for the replies. Sorry to get anything started. I should have
> been more clear up front. I have been looking at FC for a while now and
> I knew that you could upgrade from RHL to FC, with little or no trouble.
> And I also knew that from RHL you can not do an upgrade to
> RHEL/CentOS. I was looking at doing a fresh install from scratch even
> with FC. From some of the stories I have read, I figured a fresh
> install would be easier for me. Besides I need the practice in
> remembering where everything is. Like cups, firewall scripts, login
> scripts, samba scripts, etc., etc., etc., haha!!!
> The main reason I was shifting to CentOS is because of the longer life
> cycle. I have enjoyed my RH9 now for the past 2+ years without any
> troubles. I have decided over the past couple of months that FC is a
> little to bleeding edge for me right now. Next year about this time,
> that is another story.
> But though, can I say that by using mediacheck in RH9 and checking my
> CentOS ISO's and them Passing, is this a valid check???
> Anyways enough eating up bandwith, Thanks again!!!
> Lee Perez
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