I'd appreciate whatever guidance I might get to accomplish this upgrade with
minimal grief. My company has a firewall/gateway running RH 5.0. It mostly
works but badly needs security patches and tools updates. "Upgrade" seems
a prudent approach.
I've inherited support and want to upgrade to RH 6.0 (I have a personal copy
of 6.0 and zero budget
so I'll use what I've got.) Here are some questions. Please be inventive about
advice and comments, but try to avoid spamming or other b.s. remarks.
Q1: How do I discover all of the system parts that I really should backup?
Q2: After the 6.0 clean install, what system parts are "restore" candidates vs.
new config templates?
Q3: What are recommendations for partition sizes as a percent of drive size?
Q4: How much swap space compared to physical RAM size (or other rule of thumb)?
Q5: Is there some way to succeed at an X-config without spending days of
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