[Yum] question: RH9 to fedora upgrade

Avinash Shetty (ashetty) ashetty at cisco.com
Thu Mar 4 20:44:53 UTC 2004


Seth, 
 I tried this but when I try to do a yum update it gets the value of $releasever to NULL so my update fails. 

-Avinash
> -----Original Message-----
> From: yum-bounces at lists.dulug.duke.edu 
> [mailto:yum-bounces at lists.dulug.duke.edu] On Behalf Of seth vidal
> Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2004 11:22 AM
> To: juhlig at parc.com; Yellowdog Updater, Modified
> Subject: Re: [Yum] question: RH9 to fedora upgrade
> 
> 
> On Tue, 2004-03-02 at 09:06 -0800, John Uhlig wrote:
> 
> > I probably missed this on the list but can someone point me to 
> > instructions on how to use yum upgrade to upgrade an existing
> > RH9 system to fedora? I could not find anything at the yum
> > web site and the info I have found via web searches has not
> > worked. Any pointer to a quick FAQ would be appreciated.
> > 
> > I have also heard that the yum rpm from:
> > 
> > 
> http://linux.duke.edu/projects/yum/download/2.> 0/yum-2.0.4-1.noarch.rpm
> > 
> > ...does not work or is broken in some way. Does anyone know if
> > this is true.
> 
> I don't know about that.
> 
> I'd get 2.0.5, of course, but 2.0.4 wasn't 'broken' in any major way.
> 
> 
> once you install it configure it to point to fedora core 1 
> repositories.
> then run:
> yum upgrade
> 
> good luck.
> 
> -sv
> 
> 
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