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Re: RHN?? Re: apt and upgrades



On Tue, 22 Jul 2003, Ali-Reza Anghaie wrote:

> On Tuesday 22 July 2003 12:12, M A Young wrote:
> > On Tue, 22 Jul 2003, Chris Ricker wrote:
> > > RHN can also be used for OS upgrades....
> > >
> > > up2date --upgrade-to-release=foo
> >
> > Though only at your own risk. I don't think RedHat provide any guarantee
> > that this option will actually work (though my guess would be that
> > shrike->severn probably would).
>
> *blinks*
>
> I thought that was a suggestion for the future. I have no idea it was
> actually in Shrike... it's not documented in Shrike. Whacky.

That is probably because they don't want to have to support it!

> *considers trying for the heck of it*
>
> Although I'd be hesitant due to RPM problems I still have in Shrike. Perhaps
> from 9.0.93 onwards it's worth a shot. Severn's RPM has been rock solid for
> me so far.

Update rpm to 4.2-1 or later first. Of course it won't work at the moment
because Redhat haven't put any packages in the severn channel yet.

	Michael Young




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