Re: update to F11 with yum

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On 6/1/2009 9:13 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 01 June 2009, David wrote:
>> On 6/1/2009 6:36 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>> On Monday 01 June 2009, David wrote:
>>>> On 6/1/2009 3:12 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>> Where did you 'get' the preupgrade.
>>> F8 repo via yumex.
>> Ok. You had an install of Fedora 8 and you tried/wanted to upgrade to
>> Fedora 10? Correct?
> Its been running F8 for over a year, just not recently powered up.  There were 
> 50 packages which took several hours to get and install, then I rebooted and 
> installed preupgrade from the F8 repos.  So its been running F8 for about 20 
> months when it was running.  I had installed it fresh a week before I took off 
> to go say goodby to my daughter Barbara in late fall of 2007.
> And yes, what I really wanted was an upgrade to F10.  Now its at rawhide, and 
> I have no keyboard or mouse when in x so ATM I'm wandering around in a few 
> tty's.
>> It will have to wait until the weekend but Ill d/l Fedora 8 and try this.
>> --
> TYhanks David but don't worry about it, its done, its broken, and now it must 
> be fixed asap cuz  I'll need it for the Michigan trip in addition to running 
> fmit.
> And I'll need it 100% functional before the end of the week, this MI job MUST 
> be done by midnight June 11.  That part is not even open for discussion. FCC 
> mandate.

Sorry for your troubles. Might I suggest a Live-CD install of Fedora 10.
That only takes a few minutes.



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