[CentOS] Safely updating to 4.4 via yum (chicken)

chrism at imntv.com chrism at imntv.com
Sun Sep 24 16:41:45 UTC 2006

techlist wrote:
> Can someone tell the what the concensous was on the best way to do the 
> upgrade and avoid problems.  From my notes I got:
> yum upgrade python-sqlite
> yum upgrade sqllite
> yum upgrade yum
> yum clean all
> yum update
> But at least one guy said his box was still hosed with duplicates and 
> a broken bind after that.
> What's the method to upgrade 4.3-> 4.4 with the highest change of sucess?

That procedure should be fine.  The broken bind thing happens when 
people have the caching nameserver installed.  I always delete it if the 
machine needs to run as a nameserver.


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