[CentOS] local centos repository upgrade from 5.3 to 5.4

Paul Herbosch paul.herbosch at tbwaworld.com
Wed Oct 21 08:55:18 UTC 2009

Hi list,

I run quite a few centos 5.3 servers and have a local yum repository  
which is working fine.
Below a list of what I'm rsyncing at the moment + an extract from my / 
etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo file
I copied the OS directory from the install media and ran createrepo on  
that dir.

I would like to upgrade my servers to 5.4.
I was wondering if I could simply replace the '5.3' part in the rsync  
source to '5.4' ?
Or is there more to it?

Thank you in advance,
Kind regards,

Paul Herbosch

=== What I'm currently rsyncing ===
rsync -avrt rsync://anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk/CentOS/5.3/addons/i386 -- 
exclude=debug/ /var/www/html/centos/5/addons/
rsync -avrt rsync://anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk/CentOS/5.3/centosplus/ 
i386 --exclude=debug/ /var/www/html/centos/5/centosplus/
rsync -avrt rsync://anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk/CentOS/5.3/contrib/i386  
--exclude=debug/ /var/www/html/centos/5/contrib/
rsync -avrt rsync://anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk/CentOS/5.3/extras/i386 -- 
exclude=debug/ /var/www/html/centos/5/extras/
rsync -avrt rsync://anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk/CentOS/5.3/updates/i386  
--exclude=debug/ /var/www/html/centos/5/updates/

=== Local /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo file ===
name=CentOS-$releasever - Base
# mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=$releasever&arch=$basearch&repo=os

#released updates
name=CentOS-$releasever - Updates
# mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=$releasever&arch=$basearch&repo=updates


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