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Re: If Some Brave Soul Tries a Yum Update to FC5 . . .



On 3/24/06, Ingo Schaefer <ingo ingo-schaefer de> wrote:
> Hi Ric,
> Am Donnerstag, den 23.03.2006, 08:21 -0800 schrieb Rickey Moore:
>
> > Could you give us a mini-howto?? Thanx! Ric
>
> A german one is available in the Wiki of the BraLUG
> http://www.bralug2.de/wiki/index.php?title=Fedora_Core_Upgrade_mit_yum
>
> My mini-howto could be extracted from two of my mails here, I will do it
> for you:
>
> remove some packages first:
>
> # yum remove hpoj perl-RPM2 lvm2-cluster iiimf-le-sun-thai iiimf-qt
>
> remove any kernel older than 2.6.14
>
> Grab file fedora-release-5-5.noarch.rpm
> from any mirror near you.
>
> Install it:
> # rpm -Uhv fedora-release-5-5.noarch.rpm
>
> Check the messages if rpm has created .rpmnew files (if you have
> modified the old ones)
>
> Optional: open fedora-core.repo and add "-redirect" (without quotation
> marks) to the URL of the mirrorlist
>
> # yum upgrade
>
> check if everything looks okay and then
>
> # reboot
> (and pray if you want)
>
> Regards,
> Ingo
> PS: see also
> http://www.brandonhutchinson.com/Upgrading_Red_Hat_Linux_with_yum.html
>

I also upgraded from FC4 and found a dep. error at first before
upgrading the yum.
So Please remember to upgrade the yum after u installed the
fedora-release-5-5.noarch.rpm


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