FC6 -> FC7

stan stanl at cox.net
Mon Jun 4 21:56:06 UTC 2007

On Tue, 05 Jun 2007 02:42:16 +0530
Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:

> stan wrote:
> > On Mon, 04 Jun 2007 18:51:12 +0200
> > Luc MAIGNAN <luc.maignan at winxpert.com> wrote:
> > 
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> what files shall I modify to upgrade FC6 to F7 via yum without
> >> making new install ?
> >>
> >> BR
> >>
> > I think you are saying you want to update individual packages in
> > order to migrate to F7.  
> > I don't think you can upgrade by just changing the repositories that
> > yum looks at. 
> Yes, you can. Although not a very tested path you can install 
> fedora-release and associated fedora release notes dependency package
> at the same time which points the repository to the new release and
> do a yum update.
> Rahul
After further thought I have a question.  If this failed, would it
leave the filesystem in a readable state so that data could be pulled
off.  By failed I mean that it is no longer bootable.  i.e. could I
boot from another partition and mount the upgraded partition in read
write mode?  I suspect the answer is yes, and if so, this sounds like a
great way to upgrade.  No more messing with CDs and DVDs and images.

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