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Re: Yum Update



Would you mind sending the new repository paths?

On Wed, 2003-10-15 at 22:34, Charles Curley wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 05:45:29PM -0400, Met @ Uber wrote:
> > Can I just change where my Yum is setup to get packages from to update
> > from 94 to 95?  Or is that just a _really_ bad idea?
> 
> I think you can. I tried it on my test machine, which is an ancient PI
> with just about a GB of installed Fedora on it. Your mileage almost
> certanly will vary.
> 
> * Edit your update repository to point to the new version. BTW, it is
>   not in the man page for yum.conf, but it appears yum accepts # as a
>   comment character. This is handy for temporary hacks like this.
> 
> * Run "yum check-update". This will pull in the new headers and tell
>   you what you have to update. Here is what I saw:
> 
> XFree86                             i386   4.3.0-37                 updates
> XFree86-75dpi-fonts                 i386   4.3.0-37                 updates
> XFree86-Mesa-libGL                  i386   4.3.0-37                 updates
> XFree86-Mesa-libGLU                 i386   4.3.0-37                 updates
> XFree86-base-fonts                  i386   4.3.0-37                 updates
> XFree86-font-utils                  i386   4.3.0-37                 updates
> XFree86-libs                        i386   4.3.0-37                 updates
> XFree86-libs-data                   i386   4.3.0-37                 updates
> XFree86-tools                       i386   4.3.0-37                 updates
> XFree86-twm                         i386   4.3.0-37                 updates
> XFree86-xauth                       i386   4.3.0-37                 updates
> XFree86-xfs                         i386   4.3.0-37                 updates
> acpid                               i386   1.0.2-3                  updates
> bind-utils                          i386   9.2.2.P3-6               updates
> comps                               i386   1:0.95-0.20031010        updates
> coreutils                           i386   5.0-23                   updates
> cpio                                i386   2.5-5                    updates
> cpp                                 i386   3.3.1-6                  updates
> db4                                 i386   4.1.25-10                updates
> devlabel                            i386   0.42.05-2                updates
> dhclient                            i386   1:3.0pl2-6.16            updates
> elfutils                            i386   0.89-2                   updates
> elfutils-libelf                     i386   0.89-2                   updates
> filesystem                          i386   2.2.1-5                  updates
> freetype                            i386   2.1.4-5                  updates
> glibc                               i386   2.3.2-98                 updates
> glibc-common                        i386   2.3.2-98                 updates
> gmp                                 i386   4.1.2-7                  updates
> groff                               i386   1.18.1-29                updates
> hotplug                             i386   3:2003_08_05-1           updates
> hwdata                              noarch 0.99-1                   updates
> indexhtml                           noarch 2:0.95-2                 updates
> initscripts                         i386   7.36-2                   updates
> kernel                              i586   2.4.22-1.2088.nptl       updates
> krb5-libs                           i386   1.3.1-6                  updates
> kudzu                               i386   1.1.32-1                 updates
> libgcc                              i386   3.3.1-6                  updates
> libgcj                              i386   3.3.1-6                  updates
> libjpeg                             i386   6b-29                    updates
> libstdc++                           i386   3.3.1-6                  updates
> libtiff                             i386   3.5.7-14                 updates
> man                                 i386   1.5k-11                  updates
> man-pages                           noarch 1.60-4                   updates
> mkinitrd                            i386   3.5.14-1                 updates
> mktemp                              i386   1.5.1-1                  updates
> modutils                            i386   2.4.25-13                updates
> ncftp                               i386   2:3.1.6-1                updates
> net-snmp                            i386   5.0.9-1                  updates
> nscd                                i386   2.3.2-98                 updates
> openssl                             i386   0.9.7a-23                updates
> pcre                                i386   4.4-1                    updates
> perl                                i386   3:5.8.1-91               updates
> portmap                             i386   4.0-57                   updates
> prelink                             i386   0.3.0-8                  updates
> procps                              i386   2.0.17-1                 updates
> redhat-artwork                      i386   0.84-1                   updates
> redhat-config-network-tui           noarch 1.3.7-1                  updates
> redhat-config-securitylevel-tui     i386   1.2.10-1                 updates
> redhat-config-xfree86               noarch 0.9.9-2                  updates
> redhat-menus                        noarch 0.40-1                   updates
> rhpl                                i386   0.117-1                  updates
> run                                 i386   2.0-3                    updates
> tzdata                              noarch 2003d-1                  updates
> up2date                             i386   4.1.5-1                  updates
> which                               i386   2.16-1                   updates
> zlib                                i386   1.2.0.7-2                updates
> 
> 
> * A quick ("yum check-update | grep -i kernel") check tells me that
>   there is a kernel upgrade between .94 and .95.
> 
> * The first thing I did was "yum upgrade kernel". That worked just fine.
> 
> * After that, I ugraded the rest all in one swell foop. 
> 
>   Oddly enough, "yum check-update | grep -i release" did not show any
>   new version of redhat-release, but there is one and it will be
>   installed.
> 
> * Since the release version should have changed, clean out all of your
>   old headers. "yum clean all oldheaders" You might even kill off old
>   directories. "rm -r /var/cache/yum/base /var/cache/yum/updates". I'm
>   no yum guru, but it certainly seems harmless so far. One advantage
>   of a local repository (http://www.charlescurley.com/yum.html) is
>   that you can kill off the headers in your test machine as much as
>   you like.
> 
> * /etc/redhat-release is now a symlink to /etc/fedora-release. On the
>   off chance that the former will eventually go away (the package
>   did), you might edit [main] in yum.conf to include
>   "distroverpkg=/etc/fedora-release". Another that went away is
>   redhat-logos.
> 
> * The penultimate thing to do is edit your yum.conf to reflect
>   possible changes in your repository locations. The $releasever and
>   $basearch macros should handle the problem, but paranoids live
>   longer.
> 
> * Reboot and try it. X seems to be working and that's usually a good
>   sign.
> 




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