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Old 10-15-2010, 04:10 PM   #1
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Can I Upgrade RHEL5U1 to RHEL5U5 with reinstall

I want to Upgrade a Virtual machine running on RHEL5U1 to RHEL5U5. Should I go for clean install again or, is there a way I can upgrade retaining the data.

If it can be upgraded without re-install, at which point will I get that option after booting up the machine.

Please help.

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Old 10-15-2010, 04:24 PM   #2
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Why not just do an update via yum? If you have it entitled with RHN it should be fairly simple... yum update. Otherwise, you can create a local repo using your RHEL5u5 media and then configure yum to use it.

How do I configure a yum local repository to be able to access a DVD ISO via HTTP on Red Hat Enterprise Linux?
How can I update my system to a particular update level using ISO images with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5?
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