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Upgrade from RHEL 4.8 to 5.3

I recently spent a weekend upgrading a Linux machine from RHEL 4.8 to RHEL 5.3. It was not a fun experience. First, we tried to do an in-place upgrade. RedHat allows this, but recommends against it. The box rebooted fine, but apache wouldn’t start up. During a call to RedHat support (wonderfully friendly group, btw),… Read More »