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Re: F9 -> F11 with only 1 partition



On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 08:10:03AM -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 17:20:16 -0400,
>   Dave Feustel <dfeustel mindspring com> wrote:
> > 
> > This sounds like a plan. Where an I buy an installer DVD? I am not set up
> > to burn DVDs/CDs.
> 
> Maybe you can have a friend burn one for you?
> 
> Another alternative is to use a usb drive. I know you can use a tool to make
> live images bootable off a usb device, probably there is a way to do it
> for install images as well.
> 
> You could do a yum upgrade to f10 and then another to f11. (You can't go
> directly from f9 to f11 because of changes to rpm formats.)
> 
> If you have a rescue image available, you could resize your filesystem and
> then modify the partition to match, making room for another partition.
> I expect this would be easy to make a mistake with though. And might be
> too risky for your tastes.

I am now leaning strongly towards getting a new disk for F11, so that I
don't mess up the F9 disk while upgrading to F11.


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