jbholland at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 10:02:21 EDT 2010
I think I will wait for 6 to be out for a bit and then bite the bullet
and do a fresh install. I've got some stuff set up I want to preserve so
I should note down all my custom stuff, back everything up, etc. New
CentOS releases tend to be a month or two after new RHELs. I could
leave it at 5.5 but I will probably want to play with new features in 6.
On 07/22/2010 08:56 AM, Jay Hart wrote:
> I assume you currently are at v5.5? Is your thinking that you can maintain a
> 5.5 system for a few more years, or you think you will need to move over to
> RHEL 6 just for support updates?
>> I've been using CentOS 5.x for 3 years, continuously upgrading with yum.
>> It's been rock solid. When RHEL 6 comes out and Centos 6 comes out a
>> little later though it may be time for a slick and reinstall. Not sure
>> how well either of them handle major upgrades. I think RHEL 6 is in the
>> works now.
>> On 07/21/2010 08:19 PM, Jay Hart wrote:
>>> OK, I was going to use ubuntu for updating my email/web server to an OS from
>>> this century. However, I must say that I like the look/feel of Fedora 13 so
>>> much I'm considering using CentOS instead for my new server install.
>>> Downloaded CentOS 5.5 network install.
>>> Will I be able to get support for this version for 2-4 years out, updates,
>>> patches, etc. I'd like to get at least 3 full years before I have to
>>>> From the RHEL site, the following support option was stated:
>>> "A stable future: Every major version provides stable application interfaces
>>> and seven years of product support."
>>> With RHEL 5 coming out in 2007, I assume at least another 3.5 years of
>>> will be maintained for RHEL 5, moving me into 2014. Does support for v5.5
>>> longer then this?
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