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Re: Has anyone successfully updated FC3 with FC4?



On 6/27/05, Thomas Taylor <linxt comcast net> wrote:
> On Monday 27 June 2005 15:31, Todd Cary wrote:
> > Bruce -
> >
> > Thank you for the response.  I guess this is to be expected since Fedora
> > is a test environment, but after getting a box all set up and purring,
> > it is not my idea of a fun activity to have to reconfigure a box from
> > scratch again.
> >
> > Todd
> >
> 
> Hi Todd:
> You don't need to lose any settings when doing a fresh install.  If you use
> separate partitions for /home and /root, then DON'T format them during the
> install, all your settings will be preserved.

That depends on how you define "settings." Haven't you heard of /etc?
/usr/local? /usr/opt? (I'm sure you just forgot.)

Tim


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