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Old 12-20-2001, 12:32 PM   #1
Ismark
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Upgrade to Red Hat 7.2


Hi Guys
Im running Red Hat 6.0
but I have had a lot of problems with the software versions so I want to make the next step and install Red 7.2
but I don't if its better just to upgraded it or install it
Is there a way that I can install it without erase my previews configuration??
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Old 12-20-2001, 05:38 PM   #2
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you can't simply upgrade from 6.0, i think integrated upgrading with redhat only started with 6.2. you can keep a certain amountin tact by tarring up your /home and putting it somewhere safe (a windows partition?) unless you've already got /home on a separate partition. other than there, there's not really a huge amount you can do, rather SHOULD do. if you try and save programs and copy them back, there's a great risk of them breakingn stuff. you might al;so want a tar of /etc for any configuration files that are there, but other than that...
 
  


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