Upgrading FC4 -> FC5 via yum.

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at redhat.com
Mon Jan 16 13:20:06 UTC 2006


>You can update from FC4 to Rawhide.
>I have just created a new FC4 partition and upgraded it to rawhide.
>1. Installed FC4 from DVD.
>2. 'yum update kernel' + reboot on latest kernel.
>3. 'yum update yum'
>4. 'yum --disablerepo=\* --enablerepo=*dev* install yumex' (install
>yumex from development)
>5. 'yumex'
>6. Select 'Best' mirror detection in Yum Extender Preferences
>7. Select 'development' + 'extras-development' on repo page
>8. Select 'Remove' page
>9. Select old kernels and remove them.
>10. Select update page and select all.
>11. You might get some dependency error, you have to remove the already
>installed packages there cant be updated 
>iiimf packages
>gstreamer-plugins from livna
Already documented in 
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Drafts/TestingGuide. If anything 
requires an update just do it in the wiki. See 
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/WikiEditing for more details.


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