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Re: Remotely upgrading via yum



Paul Nowosielski wrote:
> Dear all,
> 
> I have two remote boxes that are in need of upgrading.
> One is running FC6 and the other FC8.
> 
> The FC6 box is running sshd, httpd, pptpd and acts as a firewall
> box.
> 
> The FC8 box is just running mysqld.
> 
> I do not have physical access to these boxes.
> If I am locked out it will be a major problem.
> 
> Does anyone have some advice they can lend me please?
> I was wanting to upgrade with the yum upgrade command but I 
> am wary. I have no experience with it and do not know what to expect.
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> Paul
> 
I upgraded from F8 to F10 using preupgrade without problems. But
others have run into problems with the reboot when doing it this
way. You will have to decide if it is worth the risk in your case.

Mikkel
-- 

  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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