[ATrpms-users] Re: FC3 to FC4 upgrade
preet at ecbit.com
Tue Jun 14 18:50:59 CEST 2005
Axel Thimm wrote:
>On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 12:19:35PM -0400, Preet Khalsa wrote:
>>I need advice.
>>In other upgrades, I backed up and did a clean install from CD. This
>>time around there is no major kernel upgrade or other system level
>>things to worry about.
>>Does the upgrader on CD work or is it broken like in the past?
>>Do I just switch repos and let yum do the work? I have to use yum
>>because this is a x86_64 box.
>Yes, upgrading with yum/smart is rather safe this time. yum may bail
>out due to too many packages in its memory, but that will not harm
>your system (it will just not update it).
>FWIW I would always upgrade kernel, reboot, upgrade glibc and then do
>the full thing.
>BTW the FC4 systems I have are all from scratch, so the above is just
Thanks Axel, I will try this on a P4 box at work with Yum before
hitting my Myth box at home. WAF will be decimated if I miss one
episode of "Coronation Street".
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