[CentOS] CentOS 4.3 Upgrade vs Clean Reinstall

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Wed Mar 29 20:37:02 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 12:26 -0800, Mike Stankovic wrote:
> I upgraded via  yum on a previously cleanly installed
> 4.2 and hhave  had no issues. No dupliicate rpms. Has
> anyone had problems?
> I suppose had this been a 4 -> 4.1 -> 4.2 -> 4.3 this
> would be different.
no - this is the way it is designed to be used and it is reasonable and
expected to not cause any problems - just as the upstream system does.

It is much more sane to update via yum than to download the latest set
of iso images and use anaconda to update, without considering the waste
of time, downtime and cd media.


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