qian.qiao at gmail.com
Tue Dec 14 18:40:10 UTC 2004
On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 18:29:48 +0100, Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists at uni-x.org> wrote:
> Am Di, den 14.12.2004 schrieb Qian Qiao um 18:14:
> > > http://www.brandonhutchinson.com/Upgrading_Red_Hat_Linux_with_yum.html
> > I found that site, and was trying to do what was described there,
> > however, I wasn't able to install yum-2.1.11 on the RH8, not even with
> > --force option.
> > This is what I get:
> > # rpm -Uvh --force fedora-release-3-8.i386.rpm yum-2.1.11-3.noarch.rpm
> > warning: fedora-release-3-8.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 4f2a6fd2
> > error: Failed dependencies:
> > coreutils is needed by yum-2.1.11-3
> > Any idea what went wrong?
> > -- Joe
> I don't know whether this is an accident by not paying attention to whom
> you reply to or intention. This mail reached me privately and not
> through the Fedora list. I feel it should be pointed to the list.
> Anyway. You can't install the latest yum on such an old beast like RH8.
> The site mentioned does even show it different. Please read it carefully
> to avoid damages!
> yum-2.0.4-1.noarch.rpm is the yum you have to use. I think a direct
> upgrade from RH8 to FC3 will not work because of yum repository changes.
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> Serendipity 18:26:17 up 4 days, 13:07, load average: 0.91, 0.83, 0.66
My apologies for replying to you privately, I just hit the reply
button and did not realize it wasn't to the list.
I'll try the following steps: RH8 -> FC2 -> FC3 as it was indicated on
that page such upgrade should be applicable. Wish me luck :)
Thanks again for your help.
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