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Re: FC 5 > FC6 via YUM update



Lonni J Friedman wrote:
> On 10/24/06, Jim Douglas <jdz99 hotmail com> wrote:
>> Is it possible to upgrade via YUM to FC6 from FC5?
> 
> In theory, it should work, but its not a 'supported' upgrade method.
> You need to manually upgrade the fedora-release RPM, and then you
> should be able to just run 'yum update'.

Actually, you should use the "yum upgrade" command to handle any
packages that have been obsoleted....

> I've done it several times successfully upgrading from FC4 to FC5.  I
> plan to try again for FC6.
> 


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