Warning against preupgrade
jmaldrich at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 25 12:53:43 UTC 2009
On Thursday 25 June 2009, Kevin Bowling wrote:
> 2 out of 5 failures. F10->F11 is completely unusable for any kind of
> "uncommon" setup, i.e. LDAP login, Linux RAID, Xen DomU. Anything other
> than one IDE hard disk with default layout really.
> It worked well in the past, it doesn't now. Just a heads up since
> nobody bothered mentioning this beforehand. It should probably be added
> to "common bugs" and in a big banner on the release notes.
Well, F10 ->F11 worked fine for me. However, I let F10 update itself to F11.
I was prompted that there was a new version of Fedora available and did I
want to install it? I allowed Fedora to upgrade itself and everything went
smoothly. I have a total of 3 HDDs in this system and do NOT have a
So, I think the phrase YMMV is appropriate here. That being said, I think
that, yes, there may be some things that break in an upgrade like this, but
it should be relatively easy to fix, I would think. Common sense says to
back up any crucial config files in case they are overwritten.
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