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RE: Upgrade FC3 to FC10

Yes, we need applications to work in new OS too.

Would CentOS4 address following security concerns:
1. Disable Executive Stack - IE: kernel must support NX feature
2. Linux Kernel Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability that affects
kernels prior to

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[mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Jussi Lehtola
Sent: Wednesday, June 03, 2009 9:39 AM
To: Community assistance, encouragement,and advice for using Fedora.
Subject: Re: Upgrade FC3 to FC10

On Wed, 2009-06-03 at 09:10 -0400, Moessbauer, David wrote:
> Have an old system that requires upgrade from existing FC3 
> configuration to FC10 for security concerns.  Upgrade vice fresh 
> install is necessary to maintain existing proprietary application 
> loads.

You have proprietary software installed in FC3 that you want to work in
the new OS too?

> When attempt to utilize FC10 upgrade DVD it can not find a Linux load 
> on HDD, though it is there.  Also tried with FC9, same results.
> Any guidance would be appreciated.

Then F9 and F10 might be too new to be able to upgrade such an old

I wouldn't update to a new Fedora, if you have proprietary software that
you still want to use. The libraries and so on may not be compatible
with the old software.

I suggest you update to CentOS 4 ( http://centos.org/ ), which is
largely based on Fedora Core 3 so the update should be quite painless.
You should even be able to do the update with yum.
Jussi Lehtola
Fedora Project Contributor
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