How do I upgrade Cumulus Linux?
You upgrade Cumulus Linux in two ways:
apt-get upgrade can be used to upgrade to an X.Y.Z release from an earlier X.Y version. For example, from 2.5.1 to 2.5.3. Run the following commands to upgrade Cumulus Linux:
cumulus@switch$ sudo apt-get update cumulus@switch$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Then reboot the switch.
Note: For Cumulus Linux versions earlier than 2.5.x, you must use
apt-get upgrade, not
cl-img-install can be used to upgrade to any type of release (X.0, X.Y, X.Y.Z).
apt-get cannot currently be used to upgrade to an X.0 or X.Y release.
To perform an upgrade using
cl-img-install providing the location of an update image on the local filesystem or network.
cumulus@switch:~$ sudo cl-img-install http://10.0.1.249/incoming/cumulus-install-powerpc.bin
Caution: Installation via
cl-img-install is destructive. All files and data in the alternate slot will be erased.
For more information on the use of
cl-img-install, refer to the image management chapter of the user guide.