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Re: Upgrade to 64-bit F10



On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 02:01:58PM -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-11-16 at 10:01 -0500, Dave Feustel wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 10:06:52AM -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2008-11-16 at 09:32 -0500, Dave Feustel wrote:
> > > > On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 03:18:28PM +0100, Boricua wrote:
> > > > > I asked the same question elsewhere regarding an upgrade from F8 32bit
> > > > > to F9 64bit and was told a fresh install would be required. So I
> > > > > suppose the same answer applies here.  Regarding your second question,
> > > > > yes Fedora 9.93 (the incoming F10) DVDs are available. However I
> > > > > suggest you search for "32bit vs. 64bit" threads so you can be sure
> > > > > F10 64bit is good for you. I have been in 64 bit since F9 but
> > > > > configuration, due to lack of several programs in 64 bit versions, is
> > > > > still not as easier as in 32bit.  Hope this helps.
> > > > 
> > > > I have been running 64-bit OpenBSD, FreeBSD, and SUSE 11 for a while
> > > > now. I expect that I will have no more problems with 64-bit F10 than
> > > > I've had with the other 64-bit systems (which is to say, essentially
> > > > none except for Maxima(caused by CLISP not working in 64-bit mode), so I
> > > > am eager to take advantage of the extra (and bigger) registers available
> > > > in 64-bit F10.
> > > > 
> > > > Where are the DVDs for Rawhide/F10 available?
> > > 
> > > https://fedoraproject.org/get-prerelease
> > 
> > Thanks for this link. Unfortunately, I get a "Forbidden" message when I
> > access the x64 install dvd link (to
> > http://linux.nssl.noaa.gov/fedora/linux/releases/test/10-Preview/Fedora/x86_64/iso/Fedora-10-Preview-x86_64-DVD.iso )
> >  from either Konqueror or Firefox. How do I fix that?
> 
> Complain to the webmaster, or download the BitTorrent version (which is
> what I always do anyway).

I succeeded in getting a link the second time I tried, but the download
time for the 4GB file was projected to be 17+ hours, so I cancelled the 
download. I'd rather order a physical DVD if I can.


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