[CentOS] Migrate from RHAS 4 to CentOS 4.2

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Tue May 2 23:08:24 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-05-02 at 16:28 -0400, 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".

Jason ... you will also need to install any yum dependencies ... sqlite,
python-urlgrabber, python-elementree,  python-sqlite come to mind as
probably required as a manual install.  I think it should work after
that like this.
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