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Re: Preupgrade on Fedora-7



Kevin J. Cummings wrote:

> Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> I just resurrected an old computer running Fedora-7.
>> I ran "yum update" and it successfully updated 420 packages,
>> amounting to 850MB.
>> But when I yum-installed preupgrade, and then ran preupgrade,
>> I got the error:
>> -----------------------------------------------------
>> [tim harriet yum.repos.d]$ sudo preupgrade
>> Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
...
>> -----------------------------------------------------

> Are you running as root?  Does root have access to your X-server to open
> windows?  (Is X11 even running?)  the "$" prompt indicates that you are
> running as a user.

Well, I did say "sudo preupgrade".
Maybe that is not enough.
And I was running X11.

> What does running "pre-upgrade-cli" do when run from a root account?

Thanks for the suggestion.
I'm just running
	preupgrade-cli Rawhide
and hundreds of packages are being listed for updating -
an amazing mixture of fc7, fc10 and fc11 files.
Total download size: 1.9GB.
I can't believe this will work but I'll try it ...
there are 1661 transactions being made ...


> 
> I tried this earlier (before F10 was released) and all attempts failed
> due to conflicts.
> 



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