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Re: Issue after updating a Fedora 11 system to Fedora 12



2009/12/22 hackob - <hackob hackob me>:
> 2009/12/22 Michael D. Setzer II <mikes kuentos guam net>:
>> I have a server that I just upgraded from Fedora 11 to Fedora 12 using the
>> net CD and the DVD image on another server.
>>
>> After the initial update, there were 170 FC11 files still listed in the rpm -qa.
>>
>> I then ran a yum update -y and most of the packages were updated.
>>
>> curl-7.19.7-3.fc11.i586
>> libvolume_id-141-7.fc11.i586
>> dbus-cxx-0.5.0-1.fc11.i586
>> dbus-cxx-tools-0.5.0-1.fc11.i586
>> libcurl-7.19.7-3.fc11.i586
>> mod_dnssd-0.6-2.fc11.i586
>> libcurl-devel-7.19.7-3.fc11.i586
>> iw-0.9.17-3.fc11.i586
>> gst-mixer-2.26.0-3.fc11.i586
>> dbus-cxx-doc-0.5.0-1.fc11.noarch
>> dbus-cxx-devel-0.5.0-1.fc11.i586
>>
>> As it turns out, the fc11 version of some of these files are newer than the
>> fc12 version, so yum gives an error that the fc11 version is newer.
>>
>> I was trying to remove and update at the same time, but this failed with the
>> newer error message. I then looked at removing the fc11 files first, but that
>> results in it wanting to delete lots of other files.
>>
>> Is there a way to update these files, or just to wait for newer fc12 versions.
>>
>> Thanks.

What I did was use "package-cleanup --orphans" to identify the F11
packages that were not upgraded and then used "yum downgrade <package
names>" to get the F12 versions installed.

-- 
Regards,
Derek


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