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Re: Preupgrade ??





--- On Sun, 11/23/08, Fred Silsbee <fredsilsbee yahoo com> wrote:

> From: Fred Silsbee <fredsilsbee yahoo com>
> Subject: Re: Preupgrade ??
> To: "Dave Feustel" <dfeustel mindspring com>
> Date: Sunday, November 23, 2008, 7:31 PM
> --- On Sun, 11/23/08, Dave Feustel
> <dfeustel mindspring com> wrote:
> 
> > From: Dave Feustel <dfeustel mindspring com>
> > Subject: Re: Preupgrade ??
> > To: "Fred Silsbee"
> <fredsilsbee yahoo com>
> > Date: Sunday, November 23, 2008, 7:03 PM
> > On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 10:40:03AM -0800, Fred Silsbee
> > wrote:
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --- On Sun, 11/23/08, Dave Feustel
> > <dfeustel mindspring com> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > From: Dave Feustel
> > <dfeustel mindspring com>
> > > > Subject: Re: Preupgrade ??
> > > > To: fredsilsbee yahoo com, "Community
> > assistance, encouragement, and advice for using
> > Fedora." <fedora-list redhat com>
> > > > Date: Sunday, November 23, 2008, 5:54 PM
> > > > On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 09:46:47AM -0800,
> Fred
> > Silsbee
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > --- On Sun, 11/23/08, Jim
> > > > <mickeyboa sbcglobal net> wrote:
> > > > > 
> > > > > > From: Jim
> > <mickeyboa sbcglobal net>
> > > > > > Subject: Preupgrade ??
> > > > > > To: "Fedora-Maillist"
> > > > <fedora-list redhat com>
> > > > > > Date: Sunday, November 23, 2008,
> 5:09
> > PM
> > > > > > FC8/KDE
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Will it be possible to use
> Preupgrade
> > to upgrade
> > > > from FC8
> > > > > > to FC10, when FC10 stable is
> released ?
> > > > > > I understand that you should
> upgrade
> > from FC8 to
> > > > FC9 , but
> > > > > > since there is so many bugs in
> FC9/KDE
> > I would
> > > > rather just
> > > > > > skip FC9.
> > > > > > 
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> > > > > > To unsubscribe:
> > > > > >
> > > >
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> > > >
> >
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> > > > > 
> > > > > The old question that had controversial
> > answers:
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > Simple:
> > > > > 
> > > > > answer 1:
> > > > > I have F9
> > > > > I run preupgrade
> > > > > I continue to do yum update
> > > > > and...I will have F10 without further
> ado
> > > > 
> > > > This method of update from F9 to F10 will
> not
> > work
> > > > if /boot is not on its own partition.
> > > >  
> > > > > answer 2:
> > > > > I download iso dvd F10
> > > > > and do an upgrade F9->F10
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > >       
> > > > > 
> > > > > -- 
> > > how does one determine if /boot is on its own
> > partition.
> > > 
> > > From my original install (automatic partitioning)
> I
> > believe it is!
> > 
> > The simplest way that I know of is to run the command
> > 
> > /sbin/parted -l
> > 
> > as root.
> > 
> > This command will list all the partitions of all the
> > devices
> > attached to your system. 
> > 
> > If you have only one partition, then /boot is not on
> its
> > own partition.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> I got:
> 
> Model: SEAGATE ST336705LW (scsi)
> Disk /dev/sdb: 36.7GB
> Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
> Partition Table: msdos
> 
> Number  Start   End     Size    Type     File system  Flags
>  1      32.3kB  206MB   206MB   primary  ext3         boot
>  2      206MB   36.7GB  36.5GB  primary               lvm
> 
> so I guess /boot is on its own partition.
> 
> and preupgrade will work.
> 
> bottom line: If I do a preupgrade F9-F10 and continue yum
> updates, I'll move effortlessly into F10 without the
> time consuming F10 iso dvd download.
> 
> right?


      


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