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

Tom Diehl tdiehl at rogueind.com
Mon Sep 25 12:47:33 UTC 2006

On Sun, 24 Sep 2006, chrism at imntv.com wrote:

> 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.

That is not true. The broken bind thing happens if you have bind installed.
I have no caching-nameservers installed here and every one of them broke on
upgrade. The fix is to simply make the keys in /etc/rned.key and /etc/rndc.conf
the same. There is an upstream bug open on this and a fix will be available
someday. :-(


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