long wait...

Timothy Murphy tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Fri Nov 9 10:30:54 UTC 2007

Frank Cox wrote:

> I tried updating this computer from F7 to F8 earlier today.  I booted it
> off a
> CDR, pointed it to the DVD image on my fileserver, and let 'er rip.  It
> got to about the 26% mark on "resolving dependencies" that others have
> mentioned, and then sat. And sat. I saw a bit of network activity and a
> bit of hard drive activity once in a while so it wasn't hung up.

When I've had this problem in the past,
I have managed to get an absolutely minimal installation going
(choosing Custom Install, and then opting for almost no packages).
Once the system was running, I installed what I wanted
with yum group-install.

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