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Re: Upgrade to 64-bit F10



On Sun, 2008-11-16 at 13:56 -0500, Dave Feustel wrote:
> 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.

And it's going to arrive in less than 17 hours? Assuming it exists of
course, which it probably doesn't given that the final version of F10
hasn't been released yet.

poc


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