[CentOS] RHEL 6 Officially Released

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Nov 11 11:56:27 EST 2010

On 11/11/2010 10:21 AM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 11/11/2010 9:30 AM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>>> Having done several upgrades from CentOS 4 to CentOS 5, my recommendation
>>>> would be to not even try it. There is all kinds of ugliness left over that
>>>> has to be cleaned up; I did it in the end, but it took a lot longer than
>>>> doing a clean install.
>>> That's the point.
>>> The cost to upgrade is probably higher than a clean installation.
>>> It has changed so much between RHEL5 and RHEL6.
>>> I recommend everyone a clean installation.
>> I think the only 'clean' upgrade I had was Centos 5.2 ->   5.3 and that
>> happened by accident!
> Errr, you should be able to 'yum update' any 5.x to any other with few
> surprises.  Did you mean 4.2 as the starting point there?

That was so many upgrades back that you might be right!  :)

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