[CentOS] almalinux?

Tue Apr 6 20:12:57 UTC 2021
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <centos at plnet.rs>

On 4/6/21 3:29 PM, Rich Bowen wrote:
> On 4/6/21 9:24 AM, mark wrote:
>> On 4/5/21 3:24 PM, J Martin Rushton via CentOS wrote:
>>> I installed the beta when it came out on a VM running under C7.  I 
>>> upgrade every day or two and Alma upgrades have so far been seamless. 
>>> It's transited from beta to RC and now to stable.
>>> I installed the RC on a USB stick to allow me to run as bare metal on 
>>> a laptop (which unfortunately has to remain as Win10).  It ran fine 
>>> until the upgrade to stable, but then corrupted the image during the 
>>> upgrade. I reinstalled and it seems to be running fine.
>> No one has said it, but everyone that's tried it - what's it at? I'm 
>> on CentOS 7. Do I have to go to 8 for Alma? Is there a 7? Is the 
>> conversion script someone mentioned for same release, or upgrade, or...?
> They will not be doing a 7. Just 8.
> That said ... it's probably a great idea to take this conversation over 
> to *their* mailing lists. There's an extent to which this conversation 
> is relevant to this list - after all, we're all part of the same 
> extended family now - but once it starts becoming a technical discussion 
> of Alma itself, it's veering off-topic, and you'll get better answers 
> over there.
> --Rich (With community manager hat on, trying to avoid this thread 
> getting out of hand. No, it's not yet. Just trying to avoid it.)


mark, CentOS 7 will be fully supported till EOL, so why waste time on AL7?

I would not convert CL7 to any 8 but if that is only reason you are 
asking about AL7 then your best bet is to convert CL7 to last CL8 (not 
CS8) and then convert CL8 to AL8.

Ljubomir Ljubojevic
(Love is in the Air)
PL Computers
Serbia, Europe

StarOS, Mikrotik and CentOS/RHEL/Linux consultant