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RE: F11 upgrade - worse than Windows





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> Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 12:26:11 -0700
> From: developer toyon com
> To: fedora-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: F11 upgrade - worse than Windows
>
> PS = Pete Stieber
> PS>> Thanks Kevin. That's exactly what I needed!
> PS>>
> PS>> In the shell I ran top, and Xorg is consuming 97%
> PS>> of CPU with anaconda consuming the rest. Maybe
> PS>> the video driver is causing me grief.
> PS>>
> PS>> Is there anything I can do to give anaconda more
> PS>> priority or get Xorg out of the way?
>
> KC = Kevin J. Cummings
> KC> You can do a "text" install. Or at least you
> KC> used to. If you can't do a text install, try
> KC> forcing the Xorg driver to VESA. I'm pretty
> KC> sure there is an boot option to control this...
>
> So your feeling is I should abort the currently stuck install?
>
> Can anyone tell me what anaconda does during a GUI install after it reads...
>
> N of N packages completed
>
> in the background, and
>
> Finishing upgrade process. This may take a little while...
>
> in the foreground?
>
> Pete
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Well, if N of N packages are done, there is not much left to do...

>From the shell in one of the virtual tty's , 
you may be able to chroot to the mounted linux partition you are upgrading.
After chroot, run
rpm -qa  to see if all the N packages are fedora 11 or still fedora 10.

Cheers,

MM

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