[CentOS] RHEL 6 Officially Released

Scott Robbins scottro at nyc.rr.com
Thu Nov 11 10:05:39 EST 2010


On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 02:57:58PM +0000, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> John R. Dennison wrote:
> 
> > I think it's a fair bet to say it will be at least 4-6 weeks
> > out.
> 
> When it comes, will I be able to upgrade by "sudo yum update"? 
> 

You can try.  :)

There is, in the RH docs, an upgrade path mentioned, however, even they
don't seem to have much faith in it.   Their recommendation is to use
the DVD choosing the Upgrade option.  

There are going to be some MAJOR changes, including a jump from 2.6.18
kernel to 2.6.30-something, changes in glibc, and so on.  So while some
people may successfully upgrade, I suspect that most will be doing a
backup and reinstall.  


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