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Re: Howto upgrade from FC10 > FC11



On Sat, 2009-09-05 at 18:54 -0400, Jim wrote:
> I ran Preupgrade on a X86_64 from FC10 > FC11, it was a flawless upgrade.
> 
> And then I did a Preupgrade on a FC10 > FC11 i386 box following the 
> Fedora instructions and it turn into a nightmare.
> It upgraded all the packages from FC10 > FC11 except for the kernel, 
> after the completion  of upgrade I end up with a FC10 boot kernel and 
> FC11 packages.
> And it crashed on reboot.
> 
> I'm thinking of upgrading another i386 box from FC10 > FC11, but this 
> time after doing a "yum clean all" I'm thinking of just upgrading to the
> fedora-release.fc11.i386.rpm's and doing a update .
> 
> Is this a good or bad ideal ??

It's worked for me so far on a dozen or so systems.

Just remember to do the upgrade in
a) a screen session
or
b) in the console
as your X session will probably crash during the upgrade. The best is to
go to initlevel 3 (or even 1) and run the upgrade.
-- 
Jussi Lehtola
Fedora Project Contributor
jussilehtola fedoraproject org


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