On Mon, 2013-03-04 at 23:42 +0100, Patrick Dupre wrote:
Quoting lun, 04 mar 2013 "Michael E. Maher"
> Hi Patrick,
> On Mon, 2013-03-04 at 10:40 +0100, Patrick Dupre wrote:
>> Unfortunately, after I remade a new DVD, the issue is still here:
>> Fatal error after installing 4 or 5 packages over 1318(hwdata or setup)
>> Is there something wrong with this partitionning:
> Obviously needed.
> Generally advised to have a separate boot partition.
> I believe this will cause many issues. I'd advise against it.
> Fedora doesn't put anything in here so should be fine.
> Again not really used for Fedora so should be fine.
> In Fedora 18 'tmp' is a RAM backed file system, so you probably don't
> need this (unless you have other requirements). Probably a better use of
> a partition would be to put 'var' on it.
> Generally advised to have a separate home partition.
> So you're mostly fine, with the exception of '/usr/lib64'.
I agree, however it is not clear about /usr.
For Fedora 18 the 'usr' tree
should be on the root partition. I think
that's clear. See  and  for details and justification.
Anyway, how do you upgrade a fedora 16 with
Honestly I would recommend a repartition and reinstall. Sorry that's
a great answer, it's just what I would do. I'm sure that other people on
the list can give much better ideas should you need to perform that