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Re: Upgrade to FC4 from FC3 without having to re download and then burn cds and recreate partition?

--- Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org> wrote:

> On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 16:00 -0400, Tony Nelson wrote:
> > At 6:54 AM -0500 6/1/05, Basil Copeland wrote:
> > >On 5/31/05, Sam Johnson <johnsonsamc gmail com> wrote:
> > >> So, all I have to do is download the FC4 boot.iso, burn it, boot from
> > >> the disc, and then what?
> > >>
> > >> Also, someone mentioned a hard drive install.  Seems like a good
> > >> idea... How does that work?
> > >>
> > >
> > >You will still have to download the ISO's for a hard drive install.
> > >The only real advantage is that you avoid burning the iso's to cd's,
> > >and the feeding and reading of the cd's during the upgrade.  You'll
> > >need to be able to access the hard drive, of course, either locally or
> > >remotely.
> > 
> > I tried to do a hard drive install, and ended up burning CDs anyway.
> > Although one is supposed to be able to put the .iso's on a FAT32 volume,
> > the installer seems only to allow paths starting with, umm, some unix path
> > like /foo/bar/, as anything I typed had that path prefixed to it in the
> > error message, so it seems to be impossible to refer to my C: drive.
> The installer asks for a partition name and directory. So if you dumped
> the ISO images into C:\Fedora and C: was known to Linux as /dev/hda1,
> you'd tell the installer to find the ISO images on /dev/hda1 in
> directory /Fedora. Simple.
> Paul.
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Question: Can an upgrade be done using yum or up2date?

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