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Re: [Xen-users] Yum repo for XCP (ex: XCP acpi shutdown)

  • To: Xen User-List <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <list@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:38:20 +0700
  • Delivery-date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 22:39:38 -0700
  • List-id: Xen user discussion <xen-users.lists.xensource.com>

On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 12:33 PM, Grant McWilliams
<grantmasterflash@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 7:45 AM, George Shuklin <george.shuklin@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> NEVER upgrade XCP by CentOS packages.

> Why aren't those packages masked in the repo configs like the kernel is?

Probably because the repos are disabled in the first place.

> Having a server OS with no upgrade path is a very bad idea. Zero day
> exploit? How about zero month or zero year exploit? I'd like to hope that
> this gets changed at some point.

How would you "upgrade" (for example) XenServer? Or a vmware vsphere
node? IMHO the same methods and policy should also apply to xcp.


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