[CentOS] Upgrade to 5.3?

Ned Slider ned at unixmail.co.uk
Tue Jan 27 12:04:11 UTC 2009


Barry Brimer wrote:
>> I'm not that up on CentOS so I'd be curious to know if it is possible
>> to upgrade CentOS 5.2 to 5.3 without reinstalling? Perhaps via Yum? Or
>> can you get update RPMs?
> 
> Once CentOS 5.3 is released, you can just type "yum upgrade" and you will 
> be upgraded from CentOS 5.2 to CentOS 5.3.

Please READ the release notes first :)

yum update glibc
yum update

And if you're updating *remotely* over an ssh login, consider using a 
screen session for the update in case the ssh link fails during the 
update process.



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