problem upgrading RH9 to fedora core 1
Ernest L. Williams Jr.
ernesto at ornl.gov
Sat Nov 8 18:12:04 UTC 2003
On Sat, 2003-11-08 at 11:11, shrek-m at gmx.de wrote:
> >>>I have a fairly new RH9 install (which has run fine for about 4 weeks)
> >>>[...]I'm getting an error when it attempts to transfer the install image to
> >>>the hard drive. States "that you are probably out of disk space".
> Hard Disk Space (NOTE: Additional space will be required for user data):
> "Custom Installation (Everything): 5.3GB"
> >>>System as a swap partition of 1Gb, monolithic 10Gb / partition with
> >>>4Gb free space, and a 200Mb /boot partition with 195Mb free.
> >>>both graphical and text install dies about 75% though copy of install
> indeed, every time i got this error i *was* "out of disk-space"
> afair you need a little bit more than the required disk-space *while*
In my case, I have 1Gb for /boot
and 36 GB free on /
That should be plenty
> remove some packages eg. KDE or Gnome, Development, ... and try it again
> # redhat-config-packages
> # rpm -qa | less
> # rpm -qa *devel*
> # rpm -e package_name
> >>The same has happened to me. I also tried the update from Fedora core
> >>0.95 and go the same result. [blablabla]
> >It has been made clear many times that upgrades from beta test versions
> >to final realease are NOT supported. In this case, if your 0.95 had
> >been up2date as of the day before release, it probably would have
> >upgraded OK, not guaranteed.
> >Upgrades from RHL9 were thoroughly tested during the testing cycle.
> >That doesn't mean there won't be problems for some installations. You
> >do no one a favor by stating "I guess the Fedora team was not
> >interested in making sure the upgrade option was working. This is an
> >obvious thing that one should test."
> >Good luck getting a "reasonable response" with that kind of rhetoric.
Ernest L. Williams Jr. <ernesto at ornl.gov>
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