Upgrading to FC2

Aaron Hughes hughesac at clarkson.edu
Wed May 19 14:16:27 UTC 2004

Earl Eiland wrote:
> I know where you're coming from.  However, take the advice of someone
> who's been there, done that, got the tee shirt.  *** DON'T DO IT ***. 
> The more you've customized your system, the worse it is.
> I broke my system upgrading to RH9, and spent a week fixing it.  I
> finally gave up, did a clean re-install, added back the enhancements I
> wanted, and only lost a day or so.
> earl
> On Wed, 2004-05-19 at 07:56, Dylan Parry wrote:
>>I am currently using FC1 and am downloading the ISOs for FC2 as I type!  
>>Every time I have upgraded my OS (RH7.3 > RH8.0 > RH9 > FC1) I have  
>>performed a clean install, but this time I cannot risk losing all my  
>>settings etc. So my question is, if I perform an upgrade rather than a  
>>clean install will I lose all the settings and things I have spent so long  
>>In particular will my XF86Config file be overwritten and will any programs  
>>I have installed that are not part of FC be lost during the process?
>>Dylan Parry
>>http://www.webpageworkshop.co.uk - FREE Web tutorials and references
I have done the upgrades for Test 3 and the final version and haven't 
had any problems with customized stuff.

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