FC6 to F7 problem
William John Murray
W.J.Murray at rl.ac.uk
Mon Jun 4 12:37:17 UTC 2007
On Mon, 2007-06-04 at 08:16 -0400, fedora-list-request at redhat.com wrote:
> William Murray wrote:
> > I am trying to update FC6 to F7 on an old i386 box. 1GHz,
> > Anyway, the F6 are not found if I use the F7 upgrade disk. It whirs
> > and offers to install a new system, no upgrade option.
> > SO I would like to do a yum upgrade. But I found Dave Jones'
> > http://kernelslacker.livejournal.com/72836.html
> > saying don't risk it.
> > Before I saw that I had tried - but it did not work - unsatisfied
> > dependencies, e.g. gaim needs old python, and yum did not seem to be
> > swapping gaim for pigeon. This is just one example of many.
> I can't help, but I've noticed that F7 is really bad
> at finding FC6 versions.
> In my case, it did find them but specified random partitions,
> eg /dev/sda4, which did not correspond to anything.
> By the way, did you change /etc/fstab to use labels
> rather than eg /dev/hda3?
No, I didn't use labels. Oops, thanks - I see in the release notes now.
I'll chase that.
Bill Murray w.j.murray at rl.ac.uk (44)-1235-446256
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