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RE: [SLE] Problem with YOU
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2005 01:34:13 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0503060125210.8032@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Friday 2005-03-04 at 23:17 -0900, Greg Wallace wrote:

> Thanks again for letting me know that I was just spinning my wheels trying
> to do a YOU update in my old (sigh) 8.1.


I have a machine right here running 7.3... Old, but fine for old computers
with little memory. I would like SuSE maintaining a small footprint
minidistro ;-)

> Is it possible to run YOU against
> the "discontinued" directory. I made a couple of stabs at it but don't know
> whether YOU just can't be used against that directory or if it's because I
> don't know how to specify the path properly. I tried specifying it at
> various levels, but either I never got the it specified correctly or YOU
> simply can't be used against "discontinued".

I think it should be possible, but giving the path manually, ie,
dissabling the search for servers YOU does when starting.

I'd have to look at the ftp server to give you the specific path.

> If I have a crash before I
> FINALLY get around to upgrading (I have all of the CDs from 8.2 to 9.2), it
> might be nice to be able to at least get back to the last level of patches,
> once I've done my usual YAST recovery.

You can save your patches on a CD, ie, create a patch CD.

Carlos Robinson

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