[CentOS] Re: script for updating from 4.6 to 5.2 i386

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Sep 15 23:32:45 UTC 2008


on 9-13-2008 2:43 PM Lanny Marcus spake the following:
> On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 1:58 PM, Jerry Geis <geisj-HlEKYY4NwfurDvn5mFPilA at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> Is there a script available for upgrade from 4 to 5?
>> I have tried it on one TEST computer following what I thought were the
>> instructions and
>> after the update I still had 2.6.9 kernel not the 2.6.18. I looked in
>> grub.conf and there were no 2.6.18 kernels.
>>
>> Just wonder if someone has automated this process?
> 
> Jerry: As I recall, neither Upstream or CentOS suggests Upgrading from
> 4.x to 5.x
> Your results might be good, but, you might have a lot of issues after
> the Upgrade. Best to backup and
> do a clean install and then restore your data. Lanny
And if you really *must* upgrade, an anaconda upgrade (boot from CD/DVD) 
usually worksat least slightly better than trying a yum upgrade.


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