[CentOS] Re: Safely updating to 4.4 via yum (chicken)
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Sep 25 22:40:48 UTC 2006
techlist06 spake the following on 9/25/2006 2:51 PM:
>>> techlist wrote:
>>>> Can someone tell the what the concensous was on the best way to do
>>>> the upgrade and avoid problems. From my notes I got:
>>>> yum upgrade python-sqlite
>>>> yum upgrade sqllite
>>>> yum upgrade yum
>>>> yum clean all
>>>> yum update
>>>> But at least one guy said his box was still hosed with duplicates
>>>> and a broken bind after that.
>>>> What's the method to upgrade 4.3-> 4.4 with the highest change of
>>> That procedure should be fine. The broken bind thing happens when
>>> people have the caching nameserver installed. I always delete it if
>>> the machine needs to run as a nameserver.
>> That is not true. The broken bind thing happens if you have bind
>> I have no caching-nameservers installed here and every one of them
>> broke on
>> upgrade. The fix is to simply make the keys in /etc/rned.key and
>> the same. There is an upstream bug open on this and a fix will be
>> someday. :-(
> Excellent, I do run bind, and I am familiar with the rndc key. So the
> procedure that should work properly for 4.3 to 4.4 update is:
> yum upgrade python-sqlite
> yum upgrade sqllite
> yum upgrade yum
> yum clean all
> yum update
> massage bind rndc keys/files as required so keys match.
> You, or anyone else kow of anything else I need to watch for?
> Thanks guys,
Besides fire and explosions! Sorry, that is for Dell laptops. ;-)
That is the recommended steps, but I would put the first three on one line like;
yum update yum sqlite python-sqlite
just in case of a dependency problem.
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