[lug] Caldera Install.

Carl.Wagner at Level3.com Carl.Wagner at Level3.com
Tue Aug 29 12:56:11 MDT 2000



Sean Reifschneider wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 29, 2000 at 12:36:07PM -0600, Carl.Wagner at Level3.com wrote:
> >I have a stock RH 6.2 box and want to upgrade to KRUD 6.2+ 20000704.  What
> >is the best way to do this?
> The way I usually do it is to boot from the new KRUD and select the
> "upgrade" option.  Of course, you should always do a backup before
> upgrading your system.
> >I assume if you start with a stock RH 6.0 you go into the various dirs under
> >updates (lowest numerically to highest, then the redhat-6.2-krud-6.2 dir)
> >and do a rpm -Uvh *.  But how do you do it if you start with 6.2?
> Actually, you would usually want to do a "freshen" instead of an "upgrade".
> "-F" says "only upgrade a package if I already have a version of it installed".
> The update from the install disc will handle things like changing the kernel
> as well though.  If doing the kernels manually, you don't want to "upgrade"
> the kernel RPMs, you want to install the new version so you have the old and
> new versions.
> Sean
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> Sean Reifschneider, Inimitably Superfluous <jafo at tummy.com>
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