Upgrading from 3.1 to 3.2

IvanK. chepati at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 26 15:50:39 PST 2002


I stop building an LFS system before the init scripts.  I don't quite care for 
LFS's boot inits, and prefer my customized RedHat7.2-based ones.  I feel they 
are, errr, better organized?  Plus I'm used to them from four years of 
exposure to RH.  It's LFS after all, do it your way.

IvanK.

On Tuesday 26 March 2002 06:25 pm, Don Smith wrote:
> "Jeroen Coumans" <jeroencoumans at gmx.net> wrote in message
> news:200203262325.01241.jeroencoumans at gmx.net...
>
> > On Tuesday 26 March 2002 23:10, IvanK. wrote:
> > > I looked through the 3.2 book, but couldn't really find any info on
> > > upgrading an existing 3.1 installation to 3.2.  I guess I'll have to
> > > build a new system from scratch and copy over my /etc?
> >
> > That's a little overkill for just upgrading. Just check the changelog
> > and install packages which have been updated.
>
> There is a major change to the boot procedures, but just dropping in the
> new procedure *should* work. I haven't tried that yet, but I will in a
> few days. I would back up the original /etc files with tar, put in the
> new bootscripts and give it a whirl. If it doesn't work, boot using bash
> as your init and restore from the tar file.
>
> Don


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