Preupgrade F11 ---> F12 ?

Patrick Bartek bartek047 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 14 16:06:10 UTC 2010


--- On Tue, 7/13/10, Peter Diercks <di-listen at jls-hh.de> wrote:

> I am running a server under F11. It is a remote machine
> which I have no
> physical access to. It has a network connection. I wanted
> to upgrade to
> F12 using preupgrade again, but this time I am afraid I'll
> run into
> problems due to the size of /boot (194M, 153M free space).
> 
> 
> Does anybody know if this issue has been fixed?

Not that I've heard.  500MB is still the "safe" minimum (from what I've read) for /boot for preupgrading.

Maybe, this will help:

   http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PreUpgrade

FWIW: I've never had good luck with upgrading Fedora.  For that reason, I've always done clean installs on separate partitions keeping the previous install and setting up a dual boot in case things go wrong.

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