release note suggestion: UID Range Change

Per Bothner per at
Sat Nov 5 16:38:06 UTC 2011

On 11/05/2011 09:32 AM, drago01 wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 3:22 AM, Per Bothner<per at>  wrote:
>> The release notes say:
>> "Upgrades from earlier Fedora releases will keep their configuration,
>> starting user accounts from 500."
>> Might be worth noting that that only user accounts starting at 1000 with
>> be listed in the login screen,
>> even for updates.  (Unless that has recently changed.)
> Upgrades shouldn't be affected iirc.

Perhaps not for a true upgrade.  However, my typical upgrade procedure
is to install the new release in a separate fresh partition, keeping the
old /home.  This is useful for testing (if the new release isn't
ready for prime time), and as a fall-back in case something goes wrong.
I believe many people do something similar.
	--Per Bothner
per at

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