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Re: upgrading a PowerEdge 2400 to RH 8.0



Appreciate all the replies.  They have helped my understanding of the
upgrade path options.  I had no intention of stop using Linux, just
wanted to clarify the future paths that would need to be undertaken.

Thanks again,

Neil.

On Wed, 2002-12-11 at 00:27, Samuel Flory wrote:
> Eric Wood wrote:
> 
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Neil Loffhagen" <neil c-w-services co uk>
> >  
> >
> >>With Linux I was getting
> >>the impression, but this may be wrong, that if a Server is running fine,
> >>then there is not so much point in upgrading from one version to
> >>another, just need to make sure all the relevant updates are installed?
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Well, I'll be gaining ext3 journalling, better printer subsystem support,
> >etc.  So, upgrading a server is sometimes warranted.
> >
> >  
> >
> >>Or does it also reach a point when updates for an older version of, for
> >>example, Redhat will stop being released?
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >RH only issues security updates to 7.x.  Don't know when they'll stop. I
> >support when 9.x come out. Dunno
> >  
> >
>   Actually they still support 6.2 to some degree.  They just put out an 
> update to wget for 6.2.https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/rh62-errata.html
-- 
Thanks,

Neil
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