Upgrading RH8 to FC3

Gain Paolo Mureddu gmureddu at prodigy.net.mx
Thu Feb 3 07:24:55 UTC 2005

Richard S. Crawford wrote:

>The subject line says it all.  I have an old RH8 server that I'd like to 
>upgrade to FC3; trouble is, said server has about 10GB of music files sitting 
>on the /home partition of hda.  My thought is to pop in a second hard drive, 
>mount it and copy all of the files in the /home partition to /dev/hdab, then 
>wipe out hda and install FC3 fresh.
>Before I embark on this, though, I need to know if this is a stupid plan.  I 
>know that simply popping in the FC3 disks and trying to do an upgrade is 
>bound to be problematic.
That sounds completely reasonable, more so if you have your home 
partition in the server as part of the root filesystem...

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