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Owl:upgrade [2011/04/24 08:05]
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 Please note that you must have already upgraded the kernel as described above, or ''​rpm -F''​ will result in your old kernel package getting removed (upgraded to the new one), which will break your existing bootloader setup and also leave you with no fallback kernel (having a fallback kernel is desirable in case the new kernel would fail to boot up).  When upgrading a system inside an OpenVZ container, this does not matter (there'​s no real kernel package installed on the in-container system anyway). Please note that you must have already upgraded the kernel as described above, or ''​rpm -F''​ will result in your old kernel package getting removed (upgraded to the new one), which will break your existing bootloader setup and also leave you with no fallback kernel (having a fallback kernel is desirable in case the new kernel would fail to boot up).  When upgrading a system inside an OpenVZ container, this does not matter (there'​s no real kernel package installed on the in-container system anyway).
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 +===== Alternative:​ upgrade via CVS, build from source =====
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 +Although not recommended for most users, it is also possible to retrieve the Owl ''​native''​ tree from Openwall'​s anoncvs server and/or to build the RPM packages from source. ​ This is illustrated on its [[cvs|separate wiki page]], and the relevant documentation may be found in [[http://​www.openwall.com/​Owl/​DOWNLOAD.shtml|Owl/​doc/​DOWNLOAD]] and [[http://​www.openwall.com/​Owl/​BUILD.shtml|Owl/​doc/​BUILD]].
  
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Owl/upgrade.txt ยท Last modified: 2011/04/24 08:38 by solar
 
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