Archive for April, 2009
I’d been waiting a while, ok, a long while since Red Hat released RHEL 5.3, for the great team from CentOS to release CentOS 5.3. Early today, I noticed 5.3 had appeared on my local mirror. Had a quick look around and didn’t see any posts relating to problems, so me being me, I jumped in head first. I vaguely recalled seeing someone mention updating glibc first (but couldn’t find the source when I went looking).
So I pointed my /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo at the local mirror (rather than the mirror list), and tried to do a:
Nothing happened. I then tried:
rpm -Uvh centos-release-5-3.el5.centos.1.x86_64.rpm
Again, nothing happened.
I ended up manually changing the $releasever in my yum repo to “5.3″ and again ran yum upgrade. Movement! But not too far, it wasn’t long before I hit some issues