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Re: Fedora Core 3 Crashes During Installation



On Sun, Dec 12, 2004 at 11:37:36PM -0600, Jonathan Berry wrote:
 > On Mon, 13 Dec 2004 00:19:57 -0500, Bernard Barton <bfb21 comcast net> wrote:
 > > While attempting to upgrade a FC2 installation on my
 > > Dell Dimension 4600, I reach the point where it says
 > > "Transferring image to hard drive", then, after the
 > > next message, "Preparing RPM installation", anaconda
 > > crashes after completing about 12% of the installation.
 > > I also noticed the following warning during installing:
 > > 
 > >   warning: package kernel = 2.6.9-1.667 was already added, replacing
 > >   with kernel <= 2.6.9-1.667
 > > 
 > 
 > Looks like your FC2 install had an updated kernel.  There have been a
 > couple of kernel upgrades for FC3, so the one you are installing is
 > older than the newest FC2 one.

Shouldn't be an issue. The 2.6.9 FC2 updates got their revisions set back
to 1.1 for exactly this reason.  If his FC2 was up to date, it'd
be going from 2.6.9-1.6_FC2  to 2.6.9-1.667 which should be just fine
(unless the _FC2 is confusing the installer).

		Dave


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