[CentOS] Migrate from RHAS 4 to CentOS 4.2

Maciej Żenczykowski maze at cela.pl
Tue May 2 20:56:37 UTC 2006

If nothing significant is installed on the server besides the OS, then I'd 
suggest doing a reinstall.

Otherwise what you've written seems OK - except it'd probably make more 
sense to install the most uptodate (ie 4.3 or even 4.3 updates) versions 
of the listed packages.


On Tue, 2 May 2006, Jason Dixon wrote:

> I have a SGI Altix 350 (ia64) that came with RHAS 4, but without any paid 
> support.  I would like to migrate the server over to CentOS.  Here is what 
> I've pieced together from some older posts by Johnny, can someone confirm 
> this should work?  I know this is somewhat covered in the FAQ, although both 
> entries refer to FC or WBEL, which already have built-in yum support.
> Install the following files:
> http://vault.centos.org/4.2/os/ia64/CentOS/RPMS/yum-2.4.0-1.centos4.noarch.rpm
> http://vault.centos.org/4.2/os/ia64/CentOS/RPMS/centos-release-4-2.1.ia64.rpm
> http://vault.centos.org/4.2/os/ia64/CentOS/RPMS/centos-yumconf-4-4.3.noarch.rpm
> Edit /etc/yum.conf and perform a "yum update".
> Thanks,
> --
> Jason Dixon
> DixonGroup Consulting
> http://www.dixongroup.net
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