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Re: RH9 Upgrade to Fedora



On Tue, 2004-06-22 at 12:18, Ben Russo wrote:
> rayzor rf3labs com wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Are there any issues upgrading RH9 to Fedora? Will it retain current system 
> > configurations and leave everything intact?
Yes.. and No.

> 
> This all depends on exactly what mix of RPM's you have installed, and 
> what customizations you have made to your system.

True.. For mine, I think gdm was screwed. So, in effect, I was too.. :-)

> 
> If you only have RPM's installed that came from the RedHat 9 Channel, 
> then you will probably be just fine to do an apt or yum based upgrade.
> There might be some configuration file issues that you will have to 
> manually resolve.  If you haven't made major changes to your system you 
> should be fine and everything should work with only a handful of minor 
> tweaks.
> 
> If I were you I would go to the AT-RPMs site and get their RedHat 9
> kickstart package.  Install it, make sure your RH9 system has no broken 
> dependencies and get it completely up2date.  (run "apt-get update; 
> apt-get upgrade; apt-get dist-upgrade")
> 
> 		http://atrpms.net/
> 		http://atrpms.net/install.html
> 		http://atrpms.net/name/atrpms-kickstart/
> 
> Then, after you do that... go back to the AT-RPMS site and get their 
> kickstart package for Fedora Core 1, upgrade your APT install and 
> apt-sources.  Then run "apt-get update; apt-get upgrade; apt-get 
> dist-upgrade"
> 
> Then go back and do the same think to get you to FC2....
> 
> I haven't done this before, but I think it will work.
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