Linux Archive

Linux Archive (
-   CentOS (
-   -   Upgrading 5.5 to 5.8 with yum? (

Akemi Yagi 10-13-2012 08:37 PM

Upgrading 5.5 to 5.8 with yum?
On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 12:58 PM, Jeff Layton <> wrote:
> Good afternoon,
> I've been running a CentOS 5.5 system for a while using some
> Nvidia drivers for an older Nvidia card (GeForce 6200 card).
> I'd like to upgrade to 5.8 using yum but I was curious if anyone
> has done this using yum? Any gotchas? (I can handle the
> Nvidia upgrade part once the system is upgraded).

'yum update' should do the job. You might want to do some stepwise
updates according to :

yum clean all
yum update glibc*
yum update yum* rpm* pyth*
yum clean all
yum update mkinitrd nash
yum update selinux*
yum update
shutdown -r now

> BTW - I'm using driver 256.35 and looking at Nvidia's site
> it looks like 304.51 is the latest (I'm running 32-bit believe it
> or not).

I suggest you look into ELRepo's kmod-nvidia :

(You need to find the version that works for your device)

Once installed, there is no need to rebuild for each kernel update.

CentOS mailing list

All times are GMT. The time now is 01:23 PM.

VBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2007, Crawlability, Inc.