[CentOS] CentOS Stream 8 dnf fails

Mon Feb 14 12:48:44 UTC 2022
Pete Biggs <pete at biggs.org.uk>

On Mon, 2022-02-14 at 06:36 -0600, Bill Gee wrote:
> Hmmmm.....  I thought I was already on stream, but apparently not. 
> /etc/redhat-release says it is not stream.
> I looked for a method to upgrade.  Found some notes at techrepublic.
> The first step is to install centos-release-stream, which fails.  So
> what is the method for doing an upgrade?

I gave you the link for the official way of doing it:


Click on the "CentOS Stream" purple bit at the top, then on the '8'
purple bit. Then scroll down to "Converting from CentOS Linux 8 to
CentOS Stream 8". If your machine hasn't been updated for a while, you
might need to add '--allowerasing' to the comand line to swap the

If it doesn't work, then please let the list know any error messages so
someone can help you.