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Re: RedHat 8.0 and XFS, the sad story continues ... (was: Begging :^))

To: Theo Van Dinter <felicity@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: RedHat 8.0 and XFS, the sad story continues ... (was: Begging :^))
From: Ragnar Kjørstad <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 Oct 2002 19:07:18 +0200
Cc: Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>, Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Bill Anderson <bill@xxxxxxxxxxx>, "Linux XFS (SGI)" <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thu, Oct 03, 2002 at 12:59:19PM -0400, Theo Van Dinter wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 02, 2002 at 03:56:55PM +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > So people using XFS and RedHat in production will have to stay with 7.3 
> > unless
> > SGI guys sacrifice their time again (for my personal benefit, I admit that I
> > hope they will). :(
> 
> Well, not really...  There is more than one way to upgrade your
> installation.  I personally copy all of the RPMs into a single directory,
> remove the ones I know I don't want to install (I have a personal
> version, etc,) then start going through "rpm -Fvh a*rpm"...  If some
> dependency comes up, I figure out what I need to install and install it,
> then continue.

Apt-get is your friend :-)
I've updated several servers from 7.1 to 7.3 with no real downtime.
(except the time it takes to upgrade each package, and a reboot to get
the new kernel).



-- 
Ragnar Kjørstad


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