C4.4 to C5 upgrade (Re: [CentOS-devel] Timeline for C5 beta / final?)

Tue Feb 20 03:22:20 UTC 2007
Charlie Brady <charlieb-centos-devel at budge.apana.org.au>

On Sat, 17 Feb 2007, Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:

> 	How viable do you think it will be to do an upgrade from
> 4.4 to 5 on a live system, based on what you've seen on the beta ?

I did a c4.4 to SL5 yum test upgrade today, with zero issues in non 
home-grown packages. My system was a minimal server distro, with selinux 
disabled. Of course, if you have more packages installed, you're more 
likely to find conflicts or breakage.

I expect C5 to resemble SL5 quite closely, so if you'd like to start 
testing, just find an sl5 repository mirror (e.g. 
and give it a try.