[CentOS] upgrade adivce

Barry Brimer lists at brimer.org
Thu Dec 31 00:58:07 UTC 2009

> I have a new client that is running a fedora 4 system.  Can i upgrade
> that box to centos 5 with a reasonable expectation of success or should
> i just back it up and do it from scratch?  Also will the samba version
> in centos 5 natively support windows 7 clients?

I would strongly suggest backing it up and building a fresh CentOS 5.  Red 
Hat doesn't encourage you to upgrade from RHEL 4 to RHEL 5, I certainly 
wouldn't try it from Fedora 4.  I do not have any Windows 7 systems 
connecting to my Samba servers, so I can not help you with that.


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