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Re: [opensuse] upgrade => 11.3
  • From: Ken Schneider - openSUSE <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2010 15:52:10 -0400
  • Message-id: <4C33896A.5060406@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 07/06/2010 03:40 PM, Hans Witvliet pecked at the keyboard and wrote:
On Tue, 2010-07-06 at 15:12 -0400, Greg Freemyer wrote:
On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 2:59 PM, pistazienfresser
<pistazienfresser@xxxxxx> wrote:
On 05/07/10 21:08, steve wrote:

For normal (i.e. iron) machines it is rebooting from cd

It says that the live cd is not for upgrading. Only for installation 'as

L x
I thought the update/upgrade with zypper is now 'officially' supported: (but hidden in the SDB

As I understand it:

UPGRADE is supported via:
dvd, zypper dup, yast2 wagon

INSTALL is supported via:
dvd, LiveCD, NetInstall CD

What was the question?


The question was, what the preferred method is for upgrading a virtual
machine, as rebooting from dvd and selection "upgrade" is not possible.

Sure it is. What VM are you using?? It is quite possible in VirtualBox.

Ken Schneider
SuSe since Version 5.2, June 1998
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