[CentOS] I see 5.3 ISO images on the mirrors

dnk d.k.emaillists at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 20:18:21 UTC 2009

On 31-Mar-09, at 12:15 PM, dnk wrote:

> On 31-Mar-09, at 11:46 AM, RobertH wrote:
>>> For 5.x to 5.3, you must:
>>> # yum update glibc
>>> # yum update
>>> You need to update glibc first  (upstream bug I believe).
>>> d
>> if this is so, is there a link to this on upstream website that
>> someone
>> already has booked?
>> please share
>> - rh
> I found out about that on this list, and it has surfaced on other mail
> lists I am on where the products are centos based.
> I don't have the exact link.
> d

 From one of the other lists I am on:

indeed, that is the number 1 item from the release notes.

   4. Known Issues

When updating from 5.2 to 5.3 you can run into a problem with rpm:  
"rpmdb: unable to lock mutex: Invalid argument". To avoid this please  
update glibc before updating the rest of the installation: yum update  
glibc && yum update

and for kick-starters (new installs)

There is a major anaconda issue when using kickstart. With 5.3 you  
cannot set the time zone in the kickstart file. See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=481617 
  for the bug report. There is a workaround at http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-15687


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