another upgrade, another disaster

Corey Richardson corey at
Tue May 29 20:46:58 UTC 2012

On Tue, 29 May 2012 16:42:30 -0400
Neal Becker <ndbecker2 at> <ndbecker2 at> wrote:

> Basically the same kind of failure as the last several times I did
> updates. This time f16->f17.  Used preupgrade.

I've heard nothing but bad things about preupgrade from lots of people,
and I've heard the developers either never hear about it, ignore it, or
don't care. I tried a preupgrade and it half-succeeded, I had to fix
the initramfs and a few other things afterwards though. IMO, it isn't
worth the pain.

Corey Richardson

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