Upgrading to 11.4, an even riskier way.

Here’s a little followup to my previous post about how to upgrade to 11.4. This one describes how to make the whole process even more risky. You have been warned. It’s even possible to do this remotely through a ssh session. If you attempt to do that, do it from inside a screen session! Actually, this first bit makes it Continue reading Upgrading to 11.4, an even riskier way.

Upgrade to openSUSE 11.4, the risky way

Here’s a quick and dirty HOWTO about upgrading from openSUSE 11.3 to 11.4, with all additional repos enabled… Switch to runlevel 3: as root, execute “init 3” Login as root Make a backup of all your repositories: cd /etc/zypp cp -r repos.d repos.d_11.3 Go through all your .repo files in /etc/zypp/repos.d and replace “11.3” with “11.4”. Here’s a “before/after” example: Continue reading Upgrade to openSUSE 11.4, the risky way