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Old 06-19-2012, 06:34 AM   #1
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How do I stay at a certain release level and not be automatically upgraded?

How do I stay at a release level (RHEL 5.4) and not automatically be upgraded? I'd like to continue to receive updates that pertained to 5.4 though.
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turn off "auto update"

and pay red hat for the back ports to RHEL5.4
Old 06-19-2012, 05:00 PM   #3
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Right. It's been awhile since I explored this with Red Hat, but - last I checked - staying on a particular minor version (i.e. continuing to receive updates for it) requires a special license. Talk to your RH sales guy or gal.


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