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Re: Preupgrade (F8 to F10) fails on old machine



Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> 
>> It does not fail - it asks you if you want to continue. It does tell
>> you that you need a wired network connection. It will then download
>> the install image when the upgrade boots. You can also use a CD or
>> DVD with the install image. I just did it last night - F8 to F10 -
>> on this machine.
> 
> I did indeed continue.
> But as I said, it only "retrieved" 1% of install.img ,
> which struck me as odd.
> I would have found 0% more intelligible.
> 
> I wonder if I could download install.img to / say,
> and give a link to this in /boot ?
> 
It takes a while, depending on your connection speed. At least for
me, the 1% slowly climbed to 100%, and the progress bar fills in.

Mikkel
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