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Re: Upgrade Caused Downgrade



ETPoole60 wrote:
> All,
>
> I've just experienced one of the most unnerving situations.  I've a
> custom built machine that was running the following:
>       ECS GeForce 6100SM-M mother board
>       AMD 64 X2 5600+
>       4GB RAM DDR2 800
>       nVidia GT7300 PCIE 256MB video card
>       2 - SATA Hard drives; 1 - 320 GB WD and 1 - 500GB Seagate
>       550 watt Antec power supply
>       Fedora 9 x86_64 with all of the latest patches
>
> For Xmas I upgraded the machine to:
>       Gigabyte MA790X-DS4 mother board
>       AMD Phenom Quad core 9550
>       8GB RAM DDR2 800
>       Retained the video card from above
>       2 - SATA Hard drives; 1 - 500 GB Seagate and 1 - 1TB Seagate
>       850 watt Antec power supply
>
> I attempted to install, from the same DVD used above, Fedora 9 x86_64
> with 4 failures at just about the same place while installing
> packages.  I used my i386 Fedora 9 DVD and all went well during the
> install so attempted to do a upgrade to x86_64 without luck.  I did a
> test using my Fedora 8 x86_64 DVD and it installed perfectly.  I then
> attempted to do a upgrade to Fedora 9 without any luck (it appeared to
> fail at about the same place).  I then downloaded and burned another
> copy of the Fedora 9 x86_64 DVD, checked it and attempted to do
> another install and one again it failed at about the same place.
>
> What could possibly be happening?  I since reinstall Fedora 8, but
> that has reached it's E-O-L. Should I just attempt to go to Fedora 10
> x86_64?
>
> Any help or advice would be great!
>
>
You know....if you tell people where "about the same place" is and the
errors you are getting someone may be able to help you.  "What could
possibly be happening?"   I don't know about anyone else....but I can't
guess based on what you've said.

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