Re: redhat up2date
From: RodgerH (rodgerlee_at_ya-hoo.com)
Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2003 13:51:23 GMT
> Vwakes wrote:
>> On Sat, 9 Aug 2003 Pham Nuwen wrote:
>>>john bailo wrote:
>>>> Is there a way to automate the redhat 'up2date' process to just
>>>> accept and install all updates automatically?
>>>crontab an entry for 'up2date -fu'
>>>I certainly don't recommend this though. You should never 'blindly'
>>>accept updates, bad things can happen. You should always read the
>>>erratas before patching things.
>> Agree with that. Maybe you should enable rollbacks just in case if the
>> updates aren't stable you can switch back to the original with just one
>> command. Anyway, the updates aren't that frequent to warrant an
>> auto update or are they?.
> How do you enable and use rollbacks?
> I did not know there was such a feature, and the man page for up2date has
> no info. In fact, I completed some RHN survey a few weeks ago, and i
> recall a question where rollback was mentioned, as in would it be a good
> feature? From your comment, it would seem it is already available.
will try it sometime.