[K12OSN] ??? for Eric -> ETA for Fedora C2 based k12ltsp?

Shahms E. King shahms at shahms.com
Sun May 23 17:24:16 UTC 2004

On Sun, 2004-05-23 at 10:13 -0700, Eric Harrison wrote:
> On Sun, 23 May 2004, Ondrej Rusek wrote:
> >On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 06:16:42PM -0700, Eric Harrison wrote:
> >> If you are a newbie, go for 4.0.1 & do all of the updates.
> >> 
> >> Upgrade when 4.1.1 comes out ;-)
> >
> >Please, is possible upgrade 4.0.0 (4.0.1) to 4.1.1 by yum? 
> Upgrading between major versions via yum or apt-get is not
> supported. 
> That said it is possible. But it is one of things where if
> you have to ask you probably don't want to do it. Especially
> with the 4.0 to 4.1 jump, just about *everything* has changed.
> Much easier to let the installer figure it all out for you.
> -Eric

And this major upgrade in particular.  Don't do it.  There's a new
version of python, which, if you're using yum, means that half-way
through the upgrade it can't find any of it modules any more and dies
leaving things half installed.  If that weren't enough, a number of
things expect to be running on a 2.6 kernel and will behave . . . oddly
if they aren't.  While it is technically possible to do the update it is
far more likely to result in an unbootable computer.
Shahms E. King <shahms at shahms.com>

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