[TriLUG] Request for Warnings
Brian A. Henning
lugmail at cheetah.dynip.com
Wed Mar 3 22:49:42 EST 2004
I currently have a RH7.3 box (P-III 600MHz, 128MB RAM) functioning as
firewall, webserver, MTA, and whatever other various hoops through which I
choose to have it jump now and then. Following are my current versions of
My goal is to upgrade to FC1. From what I've heard, it sounds like the
best way to do it would be to step through RH9 on the way. Now I know that
RH9 is going to want to kick me up to apache-2.something, which is not
backward-compatible with 1.x configuration files. So that's one headache I
know to expect. Given the versions of stuff I've mentioned, are there other
non-backward-compatible issues I should be ready to tackle? I'd like to
prepare for them as much in advance as possibe to minimize total downtime.
My low-quality DNS registrar doesn't afford me backup-mx for my level of
service ($26 a year! I am thinking of changing, after seeing the recent
thread about other registrars), so there is a functional limit to how long
my server can be offline without causing me additional headaches.
So.. What else should I be ready for?
Thanks for all the help various folks have given me on past issues, by the
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