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Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2010 06:21:28 +0400
Subject: Re: Upgrading an existing install

On 15-Sep-2010 15:35:25 -0400, Robert Harris wrote:
 > So, I've already downloaded the ISO image, how does one upgrade
 > with the CD, instead of the site?

Mount it somewhere (say, at /mnt/cdrom) and simply copy all necessary

cp -a /mnt/cdrom/usr/src/world/* ~build/

 > I also get the following error when following your instructions.
 > Any idea on the solution:
 > owl2!build:~$ rpm -ivh ~build/RPMS/kernel-2*
 > error: cannot get exclusive lock on /var/lib/rpm/Packages
 > error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - Operation not permitted (1)
 > error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm

Package installation should be performed as root.

 > -----Original Message-----

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why top-posting is considered the most annoying thing in messages?

Alexey V. Vissarionov aka Gremlin from Kremlin
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