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Re: upgrading from F7 to F8



On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 15:19 +0100, Tomasz Torcz wrote:
> Dnia 08-11-2007, Cz o godzinie 15:50 +0200, Antti J. Huhtala napisaƂ(a):
> > ke, 2007-11-07 kello 23:17:05 -0600, Jimmy Bradley kirjoitti:
> > 
> > >       Does anyone know if it will be possible to upgrade from F7 to F8,
> > > rather than do a whole new install?
> > > 
> > It may be. However, in trying to upgrade my x86_64 system from F7 to F8
> > the installer got stuck in "Checking dependencies in packages selected
> > to be installed" when it was approx. 25% through checking. I tried also
> > text installation and even us-en installation instead of localized
> > version (fi) to no avail. It got stuck in the same place every time.
> > 
> 
> Welcome to the club :/
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=366641
> 
> had no problems with FC5->FC6->FC7 transitions.
> 
> -- 
> Tomasz Torcz
> Crocom Computer Systems
> 

I haven't tried it yet (F7 -> F8), but I remember on one of my systems
it required something like several hours to resolve dependencies.  It
eventually worked.  I thought it was hung up also, but it was late and I
just decided to deal with it in the morning.  I woke up to it busily
upgrading.

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