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Re: FC 5 > FC6 via YUM update



On 10/24/06, Joe Klemmer <klemmerj webtrek com> wrote:
On Tue, 24 Oct 2006, Lonni J Friedman wrote:

>> Is it possible to upgrade via YUM to FC6 from FC5?
>
> In theory, it should work, but its not a 'supported' upgrade method.
> You need to manually upgrade the fedora-release RPM, and then you
> should be able to just run 'yum update'.
>
> I've done it several times successfully upgrading from FC4 to FC5.  I
> plan to try again for FC6.

        I will be doing it, too.  My laptop's CD drive is all FUBAR so
it's pretty much the only option available.  I'm going to wait a while for
the servers to start catching their breath, though.

That's not really true.  You could still perform the upgrade with
anaconda via the network/internet.


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