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Re: FC6 i386 to FC7 x86_64



On Sat, Jun 30, 2007 at 09:37:23AM -0500, Javier Perez wrote:
> How do I go from a FC6 i386 system to a FC7 x86_64 system without data loss?

Unfortunately, the only clean way is to back up your data and reinstall.
(You could maybe do some craziness with an x86_64 rescue disk, but that
seems like more work.)

When you *do* reinstall, I suggest making a separate /home partition and
keeping all of your important data there. Then, next time something like
this comes up, you can do a new install onto the system partition and
carefully make sure that /home is not reformatted during install.

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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <http://mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>              <http://linux.bu.edu/>


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