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Re: [SLE] Migration problems going from 9.2 to 9.3
  • From: Hartmut Meyer <hartmut.meyer@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2005 14:22:55 +0200
  • Message-id: <200506011423.03863.hartmut.meyer@xxxxxx>
Hi,

On Wednesday 01 June 2005 14:06, Jon Nelson wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Jun 2005, Hartmut Meyer wrote:

> > http://portal.suse.com/sdb/en/2003/10/thallma_you_oldpatches.html
>
> Yeah, that sounds like it, but here are some points:
>
> 1. if you can't upgrade a running system (Debian can, most others can)
> without BOOTING FROM THE CD or DVD, then why does YaST have the option
> available?

You can add other installation sources that provide newer (but non-core)
packages like

ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/supplementary/KDE/update_for_9.3/yast-source

And than use this YaST2 module to update all available packages.

> 2. Half of my machines don't have CD drives, much less CDROMS, and none
> of them have floppy drives. A Network Install is basically the only way
> to upgrade them.

Tough ...


Greetings from Stuhr
hartmut
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