[CentOS] how to update from 5.8 to 5.latest?

Mon Aug 15 10:40:39 UTC 2016
Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen at iki.fi>


Just run 'yum upgrade' or 'yum update'. No other action is required. You
can also add -y switch to autoselect --yes


2016-08-15 13:36 GMT+03:00 Kai Schaetzl <maillists at conactive.com>:

> Hi!
> I revived an old disk with CentoS 5.8 on it and want to update it to
> 5.latest (=5.11). However, it insists on getting 5.8 files. From the past
> I remember I would get a major release jump from 5.n to 5.m automatically.
> Or do I remember this wrong?
> I googled a bit around, but couldn't really find something similar.
> How do I update now? The repo file looks exactly like on machines that are
> up to 5.11. Should I change it manually to 5.11 or just 5 paths?
> Does it still understand that this is then an upgrade to a another major
> version?
> Or should I do something different to make it upgrade to 5.11?
> Thanks!
> Kai
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