craigwhite at azapple.com
Tue Apr 28 16:55:48 IST 2009
On Tue, 2009-04-28 at 16:35 +0100, Julian Field wrote:
> On 28/04/2009 16:21, Michael Van Der Beek wrote:
> > Hi Julian,
> > There are some who build their servers in VPS (virtual private
> > servers). These facilities don't usually have the latest distros
> > available.
> > Most I've seen are still at 5.2 so upgrading is necessary : )
> I disagree. What features of 5.3 do you need? 5.2 is still
> fully-supported with patches and so on, you can just continue to "yum
> update" your servers and keep them at 5.2. I see no reason to upgrade
> them at all.
if you simply do 'yum update' on a CentOS 5.2 system, it automatically
upgrades it to 5.3. That is the automatic path for updating a CentOS
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