Advice on upgrading FC6 to F7

Tony Nelson tonynelson at
Tue Jun 12 21:33:25 UTC 2007

At 4:40 PM -0400 6/12/07, Sultan Saini wrote:
>I am currently running FC6  + kernel 2.6.22rc3 prepatch. ...
>Is it possible to upgrade just one of those kernels to FC7 without
>affecting my 'working' kernel? And if so, would it be saner to upgrade
>using the dvd or yum?

If you do an Installer upgrade, Anaconda will try to remove all the old
kernels it finds.  If you do a yum upgrade, the yum plugin installonlyn
will remove kernels, if enabled.  Make a backup.  Always make a backup.  At
least /boot /root /home /etc and the output of "rpm -qa --last".
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