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Re: OK so where's Beta #2



On Thu, 2003-09-25 at 12:29, Michael Knepher wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-09-25 at 09:43, Marc Schwartz wrote:
> 
> > Related to this subject, in an obtuse sort of way, what is the
> > recommended/preferred approach to upgrading from RH 9 to Fedora Beta #2?
> > Can one do a distro upgrade or should one do a fresh install?  
> 
> Both are recommended, in order to have as many people testing the
> various bits of code on as many different systems as possible (assuming
> your interest in the beta is to help with bug testing). 
> 
> > If the
> > latter, will the Fedora install process preserve the present /home tree
> > structure if one does not alter the partitions?
> 
> If /home is its own partition, yes. Just don't allow the installer to
> automatically partition for you. Choose manual partitioning, and edit
> the current /home partition to mount /home and "Leave as is". You'll
> need to edit the remaining partitions to set the mount points and mark
> them for reformatting. You may want to backup any config files in /etc
> that you've made changes to before doing the install, as well as any
> databases, web pages, etc., in /var.
> 
> > 
> > FWIW, I am presently using yum and apt/synaptic DL'd from the fedora.us
> > site for RH 9 stable.
> 
> You'll probably need to update your versions of yum and apt, or at least
> change the repositories to point to the appropriate beta repositories.
> 
> > TIA,
> > 
> > Marc


Thanks Michael.

Marc





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