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Re: Yum upgrade not working.



On Sun, 2006-03-26 at 16:00 +0200, tony wrote:
> Le dimanche 26 mars 2006 à 15:41 +0200, Gilboa Davara a écrit :
> > On Sun, 2006-03-26 at 15:32 +0200, tony wrote:
> > > I have a machine that I _have_ to upgrade via yum (no CD drive and no
> > > bootable USB key).
> > > 
> > > Yesterday I managed to upgrade from FC2 to FC4. I then installed the
> > > fedora-release-5-5.noarch.rpm 
> > > 
> > > Reboot and yum -y upgrade but yum only sees the FC4 repository... Any
> > > clues greatly appreciated.
> 
> > Can you setup network boot?
> 
> Sorry I forgot that option - no, not in BIOS. If I set up a local
> repository will I have more luck?
> 
> Currently I get "nothing to update" message.
> 
> Tony
> 

In general, you can setup a BOOTPXE install by installing DHCP, TFTP and
NFS on a remote machine.
Your machine will boot from the network, and install the package (normal
upgrade) using NFS.

Works best for me.

Gilboa


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