[Yum] Upgrade RHAS2.1 to 3ES with yum?

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Mon Sep 6 17:34:28 UTC 2004

On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 11:42:35AM -0500, Mike Kercher alleged:
> I am trying to upgrade a remote box from RHAS2.1 to RHES3 with yum and
> keep running into all sorts of dependency problems.  Has anyone
> attempted and/or been successful doing this?  I have mounted all of
> the .iso's and copied the RPMs to a directory and created a local
> repository.  rpm -Fvh or -Uvh fails also.

I've upgraded a few RH7.2 machines to RHE3 with yum.  Overall it works fine.  Just
uninstall any existing packages that break deps.  Remember, you are doing 'yum
upgrade', not 'yum update'.

Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
University of Southern California
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