Upgrading RH8 to FC3
Gain Paolo Mureddu
gmureddu at prodigy.net.mx
Thu Feb 3 07:24:55 UTC 2005
Richard S. Crawford wrote:
>The subject line says it all. I have an old RH8 server that I'd like to
>upgrade to FC3; trouble is, said server has about 10GB of music files sitting
>on the /home partition of hda. My thought is to pop in a second hard drive,
>mount it and copy all of the files in the /home partition to /dev/hdab, then
>wipe out hda and install FC3 fresh.
>Before I embark on this, though, I need to know if this is a stupid plan. I
>know that simply popping in the FC3 disks and trying to do an upgrade is
>bound to be problematic.
That sounds completely reasonable, more so if you have your home
partition in the server as part of the root filesystem...
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