[CentOS] lost RHEL entitlements
Ray Van Dolson
rayvd at bludgeon.org
Tue Jun 16 22:24:32 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 03:21:16PM -0700, Scott Silva wrote:
> on 6-16-2009 3:13 PM John R Pierce spake the following:
> > John R Pierce wrote:
> >> see Migration from RHEL5 to CentOS5 near the bottom of
> >> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/MigrationGuide
> >> if you have 4, its similar but different. if you have 3, time to wipe
> >> and upgrade IMHO.
> > oops, eat my words, here's RHEL3
> > http://wiki.centos.org/FAQ/CentOS3#head-10bce23c2383ab4be8a9f0926578e96f5e0a8f5d
> > IIRC, the procedure for RHEL4->CentOS4 is somewhere between the 3 and 5
> > process. you need to install yum and the repo files as well as the
> > centos keys, then do the rest ...
> > note all these procedures will result in a hybrid system where some of
> > your packages are from the upstream vendor, and others from the centos
> > project. while this SHOULD work together OK, and many of us have done
> > exactly that, it is officially UNTESTED and you're on your own.
> It's CentOS... Except for the forums and the mailing lists, you are on your
> own anyway!
Alternately, if for whatever reason you'd prefer to stick with RHEL and
have a small amount of $$ to spend:
Is a good option. No support, but full access to updates.
You could also easily switch over to a full support entitlement if you
needed support on the system later.
Nothing wrong with the CentOS route of course. :)
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