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Re: FC4 upgrade to FC6



I did the same upgrade earlier this week.  Mine stayed at the same place
for a long time.  I suspect that it takes a long time to figure
everything out.  For that matter, my upgrade went really slow even
though I have a 16x CDROM.  I think it took over 2.5 hours.


On Fri, 2006-10-27 at 23:42 -0400, Philippe A. wrote:
> I have FC4 installed and want to upgrade to FC6. I popped a tested FC6
> DVD in the drive and started the install. It stalls at the stage where
> package dependencies are examined. The progress bar does not even
> change. My hard disk does not even spin.I will try various
> workarounds, for ex removing KDE, even though FC6 installer is silent
> about that. Anaconda used to be picky about KDE in the past. Is it
> still the case? I may also try upgrading to FC5 then to FC6 if its
> what it takes. 
> 
> Another small problem I have encountered is the following. My fstab
> had a very old reference to a swap location that no longer exists. It
> also contained a valid swap partition, listed right after. When
> Anaconda spotted the invalid swap partition, it popped  a clear error
> message about that (along the lines of "/dev/hda6 is an invalid
> partition"). I was forced to reboot, take that line away and restart.
> I think Anaconda is a little lazy when looking for a valid swap
> partition, but I am forgiving. 
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