From what I've been reading, you would be better off using 6.0 as you
plan. There seems to be some problems with 6.1.
I upgraded from 5.2 to 6.0 and I love it. There were errata on the first
6.0 disks, but the one I got from www.cheapbytes.com was just fine.
You can run the install and choose Upgrade instead of Install. I did a
reinstall, but I've heard the other works just fine. Some have said it
takes a little longer, but it would be well worth it for you.
I had one difference that I recall. That was in the parallel zip that I
have. On 5.2 it was found and set up on the install. In 6.0 (I assume
because of the new kernel) it is necessary to do insmod parport and insmod
ppa. Everything else was great. I am using KDE with it and have not
>> I want to upgrade my RedHat 5.2 to 6.0.
>> How can I upgrade Linux maintaining my applications ?
>> (I installed a lot of software, including Oracle App. Server.
>> I can't backup Oracle and also I cancelled the source after
>> installation to save the disk space.)
> Redhat allows you to run an installation in an update mode. Just get a
>copy of the Redhat 6.1 (6.1 is the current version) and run the update.
>You can read all about it at the REDHAT site, under support there is
>a Redhat installation guide in PDF.