Can I perform an in-place upgrade on an UEFI system from RHEL 6.10 to RHEL 7.6 with SAP HANA

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  • I want to perform an in-place upgrade from RHEL 6.10 to RHEL7.6. This is an UEFI system and with SAP HANA installed.
    But preupg reported the following error and it doesn't allow me to proceed.
Description        The module checks for EFI and it forbids an in-place upgrade when EFI boot loader is present.

preupg.risk.EXTREME: The EFI boot loader was detected. An in-place upgrade is not possible.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.10 with SAP HANA
  • UEFI system

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