[CentOS] Getting ready for CentOS 5.4
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" 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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