[CentOS] I see 5.3 ISO images on the mirrors
Michael A. Peters
mpeters at mac.com
Wed Apr 1 07:56:39 UTC 2009
Sorin Srbu wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf
>> Of Gilbert Sebenste
>> Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 7:44 PM
>> To: CentOS mailing list
>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] I see 5.3 ISO images on the mirrors
>> On Tue, 31 Mar 2009, Florin Andrei wrote:
>>> On one mirror that I tried, at least.
>>> So, is it live yet? :-)
>> Almost. Another several more hours before they all sync, and then we're
>> good to go.
> Really?? Excellent, you rock guys!
>> BTW, how does this work? If I want to go from 5.2 to 5.3, can I just
>> type "yum upgrade"? If so, what /etc/yum.repos.d entry has to be active
>> for that?
> Minor version upgrades (eg 5.2 > 5.3): yum update
Not sure it matters but I usually do
yum update yum rpm
yum clean all
I heard elsewhere that there can be problems if you do not update glibc
before updating the rest of the OS. I heard that after two of my boxes
were already updated the above way and they didn't experience any
issues, so maybe it was bogus, but it certainly can't hurt to do
yum update glibc
remote server, be sure to do it inside of screen.
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