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System Administration Guide: Virtualization Using the Solaris Operating System
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Upgrading the Distribution and Adding Packages

How to Upgrade a CentOS 3.x Distribution

You must be the zone administrator in the lx branded zone to perform this procedure.

  • Upgrade a CentOS 3.x distribution to a different version by using yum upgrade or up2date.

    For instructions, see the documentation available at http://www.centos.org.

How to Upgrade a Red Hat 3.x Distribution

You must be the zone administrator in the lx branded zone to perform this procedure.

  • Update a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.x distribution to a different version by using up2date.

    For instructions, see the documentation available at http://www.redhat.com.

How to Upgrade a Package

You must be the zone administrator in the lx branded zone to perform this procedure.

  • To update a package, use one of the following methods.
    • yum update package_name
    • rpm -U package_name
More Information
Using yum and rpm

yum:

  • The document Software Management with Yum includes a chapter on installing software from an isolated package. See http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum.

  • yum.conf(5)

  • yum(8)

rpm:

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