Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 16:04:18 -0500
The way you are running Up2date will only apply packages up to the latest RHEL 4. I get an impression you want to update to RHEL 5. I would advice you do not do that on a production server.
If you however insist on upgrading 4 to 5, you can change the repository that up2date is working with, and point it to a OEL 5. I have a feeling stuff will break and you will have a miserable evening.
Google on upgrading RHEL 4 to RHEL5. That will generate more search hits. There is practically no difference between OEL and RHEL except branding
From: oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org <oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org> To: 'oracle-l List' <oracle-l_at_freelists.org> Sent: Tue Oct 27 15:56:37 2009
Well, I am new to Linux. Trying to upgrade our current OEL 4 to the latest release. Opened an SR with Oracle Support where I was advised to run up2date. Configured, ran it till it said that no more packages required. Rebooted the server. Checked Linux version and … it still shows the same version. Conveyed that to support person, who told me that he wants to close the case unless I have other issues than running up2date.
- What do I need to do to update to the latest version?
- Don’t you think that this should be covered by Oracle support since we’re paying for it?
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