mj at mjw.se
Fri Apr 2 19:10:02 UTC 2010
thanks for the info
ok now i understand
On Fri, 2010-04-02 at 15:07 -0400, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> mattias wrote:
> > On Fri, 2010-04-02 at 14:50 -0400, Kwan Lowe wrote:
> >> On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 2:46 PM, mattias <mj at mjw.se> wrote:
> >> > i maybe asked the question litle wrong
> >> > i meen
> >> > i have centos 5.0 now
> >> > but can i downgrade to e.g let's say 2.0?
> >> No, won't work.
> >> You can, as someone suggested, back up your files and re-install but
> >> there's very little chance application data and files will be
> >> compatible.
> > hmm ok but i can upgrade to 5.3?
> > how can i upgrade to 5.3 but not downgrade to 2.0?
> May I strongly suggest that you read up on computers and operating
> systems? You don't seem to understand what you're asking - it's like
> asking if, from Windows Vista, you can downgrade to NT 4, and expect
> anything but text files to be workable.
> A subrelease upgrade or downgrade is not that scary - they've been tested
> a lot, and that's just yum upgrade. But when a new full release comes out
> - like 4, or 5, or 6, you *really* want to back everything up and do a
> fresh install; otherwise, there's too many incompatibilities (such as,
> say, python 2.x.x and 2.y.x), and you're asking for problems.
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