Re: Live upgrade from FC5 to FC6 successful, FC7 next

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On 6/6/07, Rahul Sundaram <[email protected]> wrote:
>> > In a month or so when the load on the fc7 mirrors is lower I will
>> > upgrade this system to fc7 the same way.  However, instead of using yum
>> > to get the packages I will use wget -c to download all packages in a
>> > repository to the hard drive.  I'm not sure how to use that as the
>> > repository for yum; it looks like it can be done with a baseurl
>> > directive in the /etc/yum.conf.d/"main".repo file.  This should cut the
>> > header iteration time to about 15 minutes though it won't help with
>> > install time.  It will double hard disk requirements.
>> Just a heads up: I've created deltarpms for the fc6->f7 update process.
>> I'm not sure what bandwidth you have, but using deltarpms will probably
>> cut the bandwidth by a huge amount.
>> The deltarpms are for an updated FC6 box that you want to yum upgrade to
>> Fedora 7.  You will need to install yum-presto and then, in your fedora
>> 7 .repo file, add
>> "deltaurl=";.  Then,
>> just do yum update.
> You mean to put the above address in Fedora *6* repo?


Thanks, Rahul.


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