Re: Upgrading the old OS vs. fresh installation of the new OS
On Wed, 09 Mar 2011 17:13:17 -0600, Jason Hsu wrote:
> I'd especially like to hear from those of you who are Linux consultants
> or sysadmins. This is a timely topic given that Debian Squeeze moved
> from the testing branch to the stable branch.
> Which do you prefer: Upgrading the old OS or doing a fresh installation?
> I learn towards a fresh installation.
A fresh/new install, if possible, in parallel.
I always avoid removing something that is currently working if it's in
production. I prefer installing apart, test the new system, check for any
problem and then decide with confidence.