Re: Howto upgrade from FC10 > FC11

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On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 5:11 AM, Jussi
Lehtola<[email protected]> wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-09-05 at 18:54 -0400, Jim wrote:
>> I ran Preupgrade on a X86_64 from FC10 > FC11, it was a flawless upgrade.
>>
>> And then I did a Preupgrade on a FC10 > FC11 i386 box following the
>> Fedora instructions and it turn into a nightmare.
>> It upgraded all the packages from FC10 > FC11 except for the kernel,
>> after the completion  of upgrade I end up with a FC10 boot kernel and
>> FC11 packages.
>> And it crashed on reboot.
>>
>> I'm thinking of upgrading another i386 box from FC10 > FC11, but this
>> time after doing a "yum clean all" I'm thinking of just upgrading to the
>> fedora-release.fc11.i386.rpm's and doing a update .
>>
>> Is this a good or bad ideal ??
>
> It's worked for me so far on a dozen or so systems.
>
> Just remember to do the upgrade in
> a) a screen session
> or
> b) in the console
> as your X session will probably crash during the upgrade. The best is to
> go to initlevel 3 (or even 1) and run the upgrade.
> --
> Jussi Lehtola
> Fedora Project Contributor
> [email protected]

I just upgraded a F10->F11 box in this fashion. I followed the
instructions here:

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Upgrading_Fedora_using_yum

-- 
Paul

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