[CentOS] Re: upgrading 3.6->4

Tue Jan 24 19:45:58 UTC 2006
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

Michael Thon spake the following on 1/24/2006 11:31 AM:
> greetings - I'm trying to upgrade a centos 3.6 box to version 4.  I
> tried to do an upgrade using yum but that failed and now the Cd
> installer is not letting me upgrade either.  Here's what I did:
> following the howto, I tried to do the upgrade using yum.  I installed
> the GPG key and upgraded the centos-release and the centos-yumconf
> packages.  When I tried to upgrade yum package I ran into dependency
> problems.
> I downloaded and reinstalled the version 3.6 centos-release rpm.  Then I
> downloaded and burned the CDs.
> I boot from the CD but I don't see an option to upgrade.  I get to the
> installer screen that asks for the type of installation (desktop,
> server, workstation etc) but I see no option to perform an upgrade.  Is
> the upgrade option hidden somewhere?  did the installer not detect my
> centos 3.6 system?  When I tried the yum upgrade, did I do something to
> make the installer think I have centos 4 installed (like the GPG key)?
> Any help is appreciated!
> cheers
> Mike
Use the option --upgradeany when you boot from the install cd

IE... linux --upgradeany


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