[CentOS] 4.92 beta update to centos5 proper words of caution

Thu Apr 12 17:30:49 UTC 2007
Akemi at gmail <amyagi at gmail.com>

On 4/12/07, Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com> wrote:
> For those of you who are going to do the update from the centos5 beta
> to centos 5 proper despite the warnings, this is a(n incomplete) list
> of instructions for how to accomplish this
> 1. Get yourself into runlevel 3 (telinit 3 from terminal) as the dbus
> update will die if you're in X.
> 2. Setenforce 0 # turn off selinux as there have been some unconfirmed
> reports that it will interfere with the updates.
> 3. yum update
> 4. rpm -qa release="*fc6*" # this will let you find and identify the
> packages which had the release string changed from fc6 to el5.
> 5. manually update these rpms to the corresponding proper versions for
> centos5 proper.  I'm not sure how many of these there actually are, so
> follow-ups to this post are welcomed.
> If these instructions need to be modified, or are incorrect, please
> reply with corrections and/or additions.

I presume these notes apply to the *yum* updates, but not to the
upgrade through booting from CD.  Is this correct?