[CentOS] How to upgrate to CentOS 5 from CentOS 4.4 by using yum.

Tue Apr 17 12:52:20 UTC 2007
Matt Hyclak <hyclak at math.ohiou.edu>

On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 09:52:37AM +0530, Indunil Jayasooriya enlightened us:
> My all boxes are running CentOS 4.4. When They were running CentOS 4.3. it
> upgraded to CentOS 4.4 due to yum.
> But, This time, My all boxes are still running CentOS 4.4.
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> Pls help to so;ve this issue.

Going from CentOS 4.3 to 4.4 is very different than going from 4.X to 5.X.
If you really want to do this, read this mailing list's archives. It has had
several threads on how to perform the update using yum. It is not
recommended, but can be done if you take the appropriate precautions.


Matt Hyclak
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Department of Social Work
Ohio University
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