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Re: Yum and FC2



On Sun, 2004-05-16 at 08:08, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> On Sat, 15 May 2004, Pedro Fernandes Macedo wrote:
> > Patrick Nelson wrote:
> > 
> > >Is upgrading to FC2 from FC1 possible with yum like you can do with
> > >apget?
> > >  
> > >
> > Possible , yes.. But not very recomended.. I always suggest using the 
> > install disks to upgrade (or do a clean install)..
> > As always , backup your data before trying it... It may work with some 
> > small glitches..
> 
> For FC1 -> FC2 upgrading is NOT recommended using apt, yum or any other 
> depsolver. Anaconda has a fair bit of magic to fix things for you. Most 
> things are manually solvable but if you're using LVM "it has a high chance 
> of blowing up spectacularly" according to the anaconda developers - don't 
> bother unless you like blowing up systems :)
> 
> In any case upgrading with anaconda is the recommended way.

Yeah it seemed like it would be too easy that way...  Nothing is easy
when your upgrading or reloading.   Keeps my skills sharp anyway!  So I
await the release of FC2 and will upgrade using the ISO images put to
cd.  Thanks for your response.



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