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I installed Red Hat 7 from CD, now I want to upgrade over the internet but I don't know the RPM command to upgrade over the internet. I tried:  But that errors with "error: /var/tmp/rpm-xfer.W3HkPD does not appear to be a RPM package" Can someone tell me how to upgrade from RH7 to RH9? Thanks -Allen...

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    Default What's the RPM command to upgrade?

    I installed Red Hat 7 from CD, now I want to upgrade over the internet
    but I don't know the RPM command to upgrade over the internet.

    I tried: 
    But that errors with "error: /var/tmp/rpm-xfer.W3HkPD does not appear
    to be a RPM package"

    Can someone tell me how to upgrade from RH7 to RH9?

    Thanks

    -Allen
    Allen Guest

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    Default Re: What's the RPM command to upgrade?

    On Mon, 15 Dec 2003 11:52:53 -0800, Allen typed:
     
    > But that errors with "error: /var/tmp/rpm-xfer.W3HkPD does not appear to
    > be a RPM package"
    >
    > Can someone tell me how to upgrade from RH7 to RH9?[/ref]

    Backup everything of importance-- docs, settings and etc to a safe media
    like tape or CD.

    Download the three ISO images and burn them to CD's;
    shrike-i386-disc1.iso, shrike-i386-disc2.iso and shrike-i386-disc3.iso

    Install RHL9 as a fresh new install do not upgrade, to many changes from
    RHL7 to RHL9 to make the upgrade worthwhile.


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    Default Re: What's the RPM command to upgrade?

    Allen <com> wrote: 
     
    > But that errors with "error: /var/tmp/rpm-xfer.W3HkPD does not appear
    > to be a RPM package"[/ref]
     

    You can't usually upgrade a rpm driven distro via Internet,
    download the .iso(s). I'd go for a fresh installation, backup
    /home and all config files.

    To backup every config file on you box that came with rpm you
    could use something like this (as root) from some xterm/VT:

    # rpm -qac | tar -cvzf `hostname`.cf.tar.gz -T - 2>/dev/null

    Good luck

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