FC2 Upgrade to RHEL 4?
thomas.cameron at camerontech.com
Wed Aug 17 02:21:25 UTC 2005
On Tue, 2005-08-16 at 14:18 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-08-16 at 14:49 -0500, Thomas Cameron wrote:
> > > Is it reasonable to go from FC2 to RHEL 4?
> > Probably not. It's definitely not supported, and I don't think that the
> > RHEL installer will even recognize FC2 as an installed OS (i.e. it won't
> > say "hey I found FC2, would you like to upgrade it?").
> type 'linux upgradeany' at the boot prompt and ananconda should locate
> previous Fedora installation and attempt to upgrade it. Some packages
> might be renamed and thus not recognized.
I was responding to the OP's question - "is it reasonable." In my
experience, no. An unsupported, questionably functioning installation
of RHEL is not reasonable.
> > > Is it reasonable to expect being able to upgrade as opposed to
> > > backup/install clean/reload?
> > I wouldn't think so.
> it is definitely not a supported method but for the skilled admin, you
> can probably make it work pretty well.
I wouldn't bet anything in production on it.
> I wouldn't personally recommend it.
What he said.
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