[CentOS] Getting ready for CentOS 5.4

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Tue Mar 31 01:27:44 UTC 2009


>> the new IPS package manager is okay. Doing image-updates has reasonably 
>> worked well too.
>>     
>
> Haven't tried this at all... if it's "free"[1] I will.  If it's a large
> extra cost, I'll stick with PCA :-)
>
> Also, do to the nature of many of the Solaris patches (which require
> reboots), the LiveUpgrade feature has been a life-saver.  Not as
> necessary in the Linux world, but at least now I can patch my
> production servers more easily without scheduling a couple hour sof
> downtime. :)
>   

IPS is only available on OpenSolaris. I don't know if your support 
contract includes OpenSolaris...and then again, you probably don't want 
to use what many sun admins call a steaming pile of beta crap.


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