[CentOS] upgrading from CentOS 7 to 8

Bob Marcan

bob.marcan at gmail.com
Tue Oct 1 18:45:44 UTC 2019

On Tue, 1 Oct 2019 13:57:19 -0400
"MAILIST" <mailist at toolz.com> wrote:

> > Your answer has nothing to do with the original question which is related
> > to upgrade method and not condition for reinstalling without loosing
> > data.  
> After 40 years of upgrading many different operating systems,
> Windows (from 3.1 to 10), CentOS 6 to 8, Ubuntu, Fedora, Red Hat,
> AT&T Unix, VAX VMS; I have never observed an upgrade from one major
> version to the next to work.  The last one I tried using their "upgrade
> process" was Ubuntu 18 to 19.  Didn't work.

 It is not true for the VAX/VMS. My first version was 1.0.
And it was working (sometimes) for Fedora.
BR, Bob

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