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Re: What are the sources for up2date with Fedora2 test1?



On Wed, 2004-02-18 at 06:14, Noa Resare wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-02-18 at 00:11 -0500, Ernest L. Williams Jr. wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Where should I point my sources for up2date on Fedora2 test 1?
> 
> That depends on what you want. Test releases of fedora doesn't usually
> come with an update channel associated with them.
> 
> If you feel adventurous you may use the development yum source (it is
> configured per default in fc2test1) but be warned, the this is bleeding
> edge development and most of the time you need to do manual work to fix
> for example missing dependencies.
> 
Yes, I am already getting burned here.  I will be cautious.




> The other alternative is not to update the test installation until the
> new test release is released. (According to the schedule at 
> http://fedora.redhat.com/participate/schedule/ that should be out March
> 8 but, as always, such dates can slip.) and only update selected parts
> from the development tree with bugfixes you can't live without.
> 
> 
> > Also, is it okay to use the latest 2.6 kernel?  Why is there such an
> > early version in Fedora2?
> 
> The kernel shipped with fc2test1 was the latest one at the time of the
> freeze for that release. If you want you can help out testing the
> development kernels that keep coming, but be warned that things may
> break and may require manual fixes/workarounds. Following the fedora-
> devel list may be a good idea in such cases.
I will then go for the kernel from arjanv.  This is what I was using
under fedora 1


Thanks for the guidance here.



> 
> /noa
> 
> -- 
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> att man blir grön av att äta grönsaker. -- Christer Enkvist, överläkare
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