Archives for: September 2005, 15

09/15/05

  07:10:31 pm, by The Dreamer   , 12 words  
Categories: General

Working late again!

It is 19:10, and I'm only just now getting ready to leave work. :??:

  05:02:49 pm, by The Dreamer   , 358 words  
Categories: Software, Computer

Home RedHat 7.2 server upgrade to 7.3

Well, last night I got messages from fedoralegacy-announce of some more updates. But, since 7.2 is no longer supported....

I decided to give the yum upgrade to 7.3 another try. I decided that maybe what I needed to do was loosen the exactarch setting and make sure to remove the athlon kernel and install the i686 kernel instead (even though the box has an athlon CPU...)

There were other issues....which I resolved by removing kdesdk-devel (apparently stuff got changed, and the newer packages wouldn't install if this older package was already present).

Once I removed that...the upgrade proceeded largely like the other upgrades I had done (at work). The only catch was that it overwrote my /etc/services file and didn't leave my old one saved away somewhere. There was only one service that was important...the stunnel wrapper for an xinetd service that lets me into my home network from remote.

Well, actually, it wasn't absolutely critical...since it was my old way into my network, which is the method I normally use. But, I had added other ways in....

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