[CentOS] Upgrading from CentOS 5.6 to 6.0

Thomas Dukes tdukes at sc.rr.com
Mon Jul 25 07:33:41 EDT 2011


 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Eero Volotinen
> Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 1:52 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Upgrading from CentOS 5.6 to 6.0
> 
> > I'll be moving to Ubunto. They have a 3 year window for 
> support on a 
> > distribution unlike CentOS/RHEL. They seem to be more user friendly 
> > for a home networking environment.
> 
> RHEL is supported for 10 years on each major release.

Huh??

From: http://mirrors.kernel.org/centos/3/readme.txt

CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2010:0817

End Of Life security update for CentOS 3:
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0817.html

As per the upstream vendors errata support policy, updates for CentOS-3
has ended on October 31th 2010.

It is recommended that any system still running CentOS 3 should be
upgraded to a more recent version of CentOS before this date to ensure
continued security and bug fix support.

see also http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/EOLC3

Thank you to everyone who helped make this project possible.

Tru



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