Upgrade or clean install

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Tue May 18 15:42:13 UTC 2004

On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 11:13:18AM -0400, Mark Haney wrote:
> Right or wrong list for this yet?  Considering the sheer number of  
> (fairly) major changes from  FC1 to FC2, is a clean install of FC2 a  
> better option than an upgrade?  I've been debating this with friends of  
> mine for a bit now and I am opening the floor to discussion on this.

Upgrades should work fairly well, but clean installs are always nicer and,
well, cleaner. I recommend making /home a separate partition, and that way,
you can reinstall the OS without touching user data.

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>                <http://linux.bu.edu/>

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