[CentOS] I see 5.3 ISO images on the mirrors
Mike A. Harris
mharris at mharris.ca
Wed Apr 1 10:31:14 UTC 2009
Michael A. Peters wrote:
> Sorin Srbu wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf
>>> Of Gilbert Sebenste
>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 7:44 PM
>>> To: CentOS mailing list
>>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] I see 5.3 ISO images on the mirrors
>>> On Tue, 31 Mar 2009, Florin Andrei wrote:
>>>> On one mirror that I tried, at least.
>>>> So, is it live yet? :-)
>>> Almost. Another several more hours before they all sync, and then we're
>>> good to go.
>> Really?? Excellent, you rock guys!
>>> BTW, how does this work? If I want to go from 5.2 to 5.3, can I just
>>> type "yum upgrade"? If so, what /etc/yum.repos.d entry has to be active
>>> for that?
>> Minor version upgrades (eg 5.2 > 5.3): yum update
> Not sure it matters but I usually do
> yum update yum rpm
> yum clean all
> yum update
> I heard elsewhere that there can be problems if you do not update glibc
> before updating the rest of the OS. I heard that after two of my boxes
> were already updated the above way and they didn't experience any
> issues, so maybe it was bogus, but it certainly can't hurt to do
> yum update glibc
> remote server, be sure to do it inside of screen.
I did the update by "yum -y update" and for whatever reasons did not run
into any issues with glibc. I just read about the problem for the first
time in this thread. Looks like it hits some people and not others
perhaps. I haven't noticed any issues so far at least.
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