[Slackdocs] Server OS upgrade this week

Eric Hameleers eha at alienbase.nl
Fri Aug 21 13:54:26 CEST 2015

On Thu, 20 Aug 2015, Eric Hameleers (SBo) wrote:

>>> This was an upgrade of Slackware 13.37 to 14.0. I plan on repeating
>>> this exercise in a short while, when I migrate the server to
>>> Slackware 14.1.
> Well John, that is because in Slackware, only the upgrades from one version 
> to the next are officially supported. Jumping a version needs more planning 
> and is more error-prone.
> In other news, I upgraded the test VM (clone of the wiki server) from 14.0 to 
> 14.1 without a hitch after diner.
> No package recompilations were needed this time, and the changes to 
> configuration files were trivial. So I am fairly certain that the Wiki will 
> be running on Slackware 14.1 before the weekend is over.

The upgrade completed without a glitch. The server is running Slackware 
14.1 now. I don't have to worry about OS upgrades the next couple of years 

Cheers, Eric H.

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