Upgrading from Redhat7.2 to new Fedora release?

Rob Freeman sysadmin at fleetone.com
Fri Nov 21 15:36:05 UTC 2003

You might check this link out about upgrading from 7.3 to core 1 with yum



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Hearns" <john.hearns at clustervision.com>
To: <fedora-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 9:28 AM
Subject: Re: Upgrading from Redhat7.2 to new Fedora release?

> On Fri, 21 Nov 2003, Leguijt, Jaap J SIEP-EPT-AER wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have a computer running with the Redhat 7.2 release of Linux. What is
the procedure I need to follow if I want to upgrade my machine to the newest
Fedora release?
> >
> I have one machine which started off as RH8.
> I used apt-for-rpm to dist-upgrade this to RH9  (Google for a Howto)
> Then I used Yum to upgrade to Fedora.
> In a production environment, I would say a 7.2 to Fedora upgrade is too
> big a step. Back up all local data and config files and do a reinstall.
> I'll admit though that I could be wrong and simply putting in Fedora CDs
> and upgrading will do it - but somehow I doubt it.
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