How to upgrade from RH8 to FC? Is it safe?

Michael A Peters mpeters at mac.com
Fri Mar 2 08:23:43 UTC 2007


On Thu, 2007-03-01 at 23:22 -0800, The Nice Spider wrote:
> > On 3/1/07, The Nice Spider <thenicespider at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> >> If I want to upgrade RH8 to FC then which version
> of
> >> FC should I use?
> >> Is it safe to upgrade from RH to FC? Please share
> your
> >> experience here to help me.
> >>
> > 
> > Are you trolling? RH8 uses 2.4 kernel. FC uses 2.6.
> Libraries,
> > compiliers and most everything that else have
> changed. Do not upgrade!
> > Do a backup. Do new install.
> > 
> How about RH8 to RH 9 then FC? Is it possible?

I did such an update via yum way back - and it is possible but extremely
convoluted. It's a lot more work than just backing up personal data and
doing a clean install. A lot more work.

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