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I need to upgrade my red hat to a new release, to which release I can go from the one I'm using?

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Have you checked the Red Hat site? –  ChrisF Apr 6 '11 at 13:21
    
Are you running RHEL 3?! With your RHEL subscription you should have also gained some support options direct from Redhat. Check in to access.redhat.com/home and get their advice. –  PriceChild Apr 6 '11 at 13:29

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As explained in redhat's online documentation (e.g. RHEL 5, RHEL 6) upgrades between major versions of RHEL are not supported; it is best to install RHEL 6 fresh.

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What we are using on an SGI ALTIX3000 is a Linux sgialtix 2.4.21-sgi304r1 #1 SMP Sat Jan 29 22:43:29 PST 2005 ia64 ia64 ia64 GNU/Linux-------------rpm -q redhat-release=redhat-release-3AS-8.3-------------/etc/redhat-release= Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 3 (Taroon Update 3) –  AlBouazizi Apr 6 '11 at 19:34

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