[CentOS] Upgrading CentOS 5.3 from local mirror

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Sat Oct 24 03:06:29 UTC 2009

Jonathan Moore wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 11:21 PM, Rob Kampen <rkampen at kampensonline.com> wrote:
>> Try this
>> http://www.howtoforge.com/creating_a_local_yum_repository_centos
> What I was really looking for was a little more detail on exactly what
> I *must* have from the mirror to successfully upgrade.
> Would excluding everything up to the 5.4 folder be enough?  Do I need
> 5.3, 5.2 etc to upgrade?

you need the /5.4/ directory and the /5/ symlink.   everything else 
under /5.*/ are place holders with a readme file.

you can exclude the SRPM directories if you want to save space and 
transfer time.

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