updating fedora

Terry Klarich terry at klarich.net
Tue Jun 23 21:16:45 UTC 2009

I wonder if your speakup kernel got moved to a secondary boot option in grub.  The only way to really know is to boot into rescue
mode from the speakup modified installation disk.


On Sun, 21 Jun 2009 20:13:27 -0500you write:
>I installed fedora 9 on a machine of mine. I am a debian guy and this is my 
>first experience with fc. I tried to upgrade to fc 11  with a command 
>something like "preupdate-cli "fedora11 (codename". I cannot remembver the 
>code name.
>Anyway, it downloaded 11 Gb of stuff and said that the upgrade would 
>continue after I rebooted. So I rebooted. But then I couldn't access my 
>system. I had no speech at the console and no ssh.  I rebooted again and the 
>system was definately messed up.
>What did I do wrong? Possibilities:
>1. Didn't wait long enough after first reboot. Updates were still being 
>2.   Can't update directly from fc9 to fc11.
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