[SATLUG] CentOS upgrade

Matt C llewsircttam at gmail.com
Mon Jan 6 15:12:55 CST 2014


Depending on your needs, this is probably a good time to think about
deploying your next environment with some kind of automated configuration
management like Chef or Puppet.  You might want to take a look at the
following tool:

https://github.com/devstructure/blueprint




On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 3:06 PM, <rabie at rabie.net> wrote:

>
>
> What I did I installed a new Centos 6 and in 5 I run:
>
> rpm -qa --qf
> "%{NAME}n" > mylist.txt
>
> copy the text file over to 6 with scp
>
> in 6 :
>
>
> as root :
>
> yum -y install $(cat mylist.txt)
>
> On 2014-01-06 13:49,
> Borries Demeler wrote:
>
> > Hi, I am wondering what would be the best way
> to upgrade an old CentOS (5.2) install
> > to 6.5. I have a new disk and
> could install on a separate system. The old system needs
> > to stay
> running until the new one is ready to go. I would like to make sure that
> I
> > don't miss any packages installed on the old system, and that the
> old system's configs
> > are properly migrated to the new system. What
> would be the best strategy to accomplish
> > this.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> >
> -b.
>
>
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