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Re: Preparing to upgrade - some questions



... And i am pondering about what the ... to do with all the data. Its
not like its "easy" to put about 40 GB of data into offline storage with
only a cd-burner... Bah... Install other machines first, NFS dump to
them, check what i already have offline, and then kill some data.

tir, 09.11.2004 kl. 20.26 skrev Carl Parrish:
> Truls Gulbrandsen wrote:
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> > Hi,
> > I am preparing to upgrade from fc2 to fc3 and have made a backup of my
> > /home directory.
> >
> > Are there other directories or files that should be copied before I 
> > upgrade?
> >
> > Will the upgrade option give me a complete installation or will it only
> > upgrade files and modules already installed?
> >
> > If I do a complete new installation will it be sufficient to install
> > additional programs such as gramps, thunderbird and firefox and then
> > copy the content of /home back to the hd to make it all work with data,
> > bookmarks and stored mail?
> >
> > Any thing else I should be aware of in order to restore my pc with fc3
> > without too much trouble?
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Truls Gulbrandsen
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> I generally backup /home/, /etc/, /var/, /usr/local/, and /boot/ that 
> way worst case I can always get right back to what I had. Of course if 
> the new install works I don't recovers every partition.
> 
> -- 
> Carl Parrish(cparrish carlparrish com)
> http://www.carlparrish.com
> --
> Registered Linux User #295761 http://counter.li.org


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