On Thu, 2002-10-03 at 12:07, Ragnar Kjørstad wrote:
> 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).
I used apt-get very successfully to upgrade 7.2 to 7.3, but with the
switch to gcc 3.2 in 8.0 I wonder how possible this would be.
Stuart Luppescu -=- s-luppescu@xxxxxxxxxxxx
University of Chicago -=- CCSR
$B:MJ8$HCRF`H~$NIc(B -=- Kernel 2.4.19-xfs-r1
There comes a time in the affairs of a man when he
has to take the bull by the tail and face the
situation. -- W.C. Fields
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