another upgrade, another disaster
dgboles at gmail.com
Sun Jun 3 18:08:51 UTC 2012
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On 6/3/2012 1:56 PM, Björn Persson wrote:
> Adam Williamson wrote:
>> Frankly, I'd prefer it if we more strongly recommended that
>> people do DVD/netinst upgrades.
> I refuse to buy writable DVDs or CDs, because if I did I would be
> giving money to the copyright lobby, helping to finance its
> campaign for ever-increasing mass surveillance and censorship of
> the Net. It is possible to boot a DVD image from the hard disk, but
> it's anything but easy and rarely succeeds at the first attempt, so
> that's not something I want to fiddle around with twice a year on
> both of my Fedora boxes.
> I also won't install anything that I haven't checked the PGP
> signature on. That excludes netinst.iso and Preupgrade, and if I
> use Anaconda I have to be careful to not let it download anything.
> Therefore I usually upgrade by Yum. That's also a laborious
> process, but I usually get a mostly working system in the end.
> Björn Persson
Do you also wear a tinfoil hat?
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