[CentOS] RHEL 6 Officially Released

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Nov 11 10:30:32 EST 2010


On 11/11/2010 09:23 AM, Morten P.D. Stevens wrote:
> 2010/11/11 Steve Thompson<smt at vgersoft.com>:
>
>    
>> Having done several upgrades from CentOS 4 to CentOS 5, my recommendation
>> would be to not even try it. There is all kinds of ugliness left over that
>> has to be cleaned up; I did it in the end, but it took a lot longer than
>> doing a clean install.
>>      
> That's the point.
>
> The cost to upgrade is probably higher than a clean installation.
>
> It has changed so much between RHEL5 and RHEL6.
>
> I recommend everyone a clean installation.

I think the only 'clean' upgrade I had was Centos 5.2 -> 5.3 and that 
happened by accident!

I have always taken the path to rsync all valuable stuff over to another 
box, do a clean install, then move stuff back.  I have a set of 
instructions on 'customizing' for each of my systems to follow.

I just added a 1.5Tb USB drive on one system that I am now using for the 
rsync destination.  I figure that when I need to update the system it is 
normally on, I can move it to another system...




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