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Re: [SLE] Upgrading methods
  • From: Constant Brouerius van Nidek <constant@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 22:15:13 +0700
  • Message-id: <200405242215.14250.constant@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 24 May 2004 18:17, Ken Schneider wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-05-23 at 21:25, Jack Brooks wrote:
> > With 9.1 on the way, what have most of you found to be the best
> > way to install it? Simply upgrade via YaST or a completely fresh
> > install (wiping out 9.0 and reformatting, etc.)?
>
> If the upgrade does not spit out a lot of errors then go with that
> (only used YOU to update/upgrade). If you have installed a lot of
> programs using tgz files or used apt then you will have a lot of
> problems and probably should use a clean install.
>
And how about a parallel install, 9.1 besides 9.0?
Do not know how it works but it seems a nice solution, having a proper
working system and a possible working new install which needs under
circumstances some extra work before everything works properly.

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