Upgrade to Fedora13 from Fedora 8
gayleard at eircom.net
Thu Jun 10 12:46:09 UTC 2010
Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> You aren't going to be able to go directly from Fedora 8 to Fedora 13
> (without a LOT of pain).
> You are probably better off saving your data and your config and then
> doing a fresh install.
While I agree that it is a complete waste of time
to try going from F-8 to F-13 by preupgrade,
the obvious solution, it seems to me, is to install F-13
on another partition, leaving the working Fedora in place.
Surely virtually everyone nowadays has enough room on their disks
for a spare partition to be reserved for a new Fedora version?
I don't understand why this route is never suggested.
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