upgrading to Fc6

Scott van Looy scott at ethosuk.org.uk
Sun Nov 19 09:30:46 UTC 2006

Today Ric Moore did spake thusly:

> On Sat, 2006-11-18 at 17:38 -0500, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
>> Scott Berry writes:
>>> Hello there,
>>> Is there a way as in Debian to upgrade to Fc6 or do you have to use the
>>> cd-rom or dvd disks?
>> See http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Distribution
>> Under "How to get Fedora", read "Use a network install", or the next option
>> below it.
>> But, as a wiki says, this is not a reliable installation method.
> I agree with that. I tried a net upgrade from FC4 to FC5 and stuff blew
> up all over the place. It's not a ready-for-primetime procedure, unless
> you like hanging-ten at the very extreme bleeding edge ...and really
> really know what to do when it hits the crapper when yum chokes as your
> cat decides to spray your RJ-45 junction on the wall and you're past
> half way into the procedure at the point of no return.
> Just one little blip on the line... just one. It blows up REAL GOOD!
> Some folks have survived without a scratch. Biblically, I call them
> Blessed. It does remain your decision to do so or not. <evil cackles>
> Me? I got the CD's. Ric


I've upgraded from RH6 to FC6 firstly using apt-rpm and then yum...mostly 
it's all worked fine, you just have to tidy up old packages from time to 

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