[CentOS] Migrate from RHAS 4 to CentOS 4.2
jason at dixongroup.net
Thu May 4 15:11:30 UTC 2006
On May 2, 2006, at 7:08 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> 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:
>> Edit /etc/yum.conf and perform a "yum update".
> Jason ... you will also need to install any yum dependencies ...
> 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.
Thanks to Johnny, Maciej and William for their feedback. I am going
to attempt the aforementioned "migration" first. If this fails
spectacularly, rest assured I will reinstall with CentOS 4.x and
restore from backup.
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