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Re: [K12OSN] upgrading k12ltsp



your user ids might get all screwed up..owneaship of home folders...but
seems a simple script would fix that..

> The stuff in /home is all user data. So you should be able to just do
> straight upgrades if you really would like. Lots of people on this
> list back up their /etc directory where all the config files are and
> parts of /var if they have websites or databases in there. Some just
> to a whole backup, just to be safe, do a fresh install, and then put
> their config files back. Bottom line: you shouldn't have to mess
> with /home. (I can only think of a couple exceptions that have to do
> with new versions of a program not dealing gracefully with old user
> preference files. But then you only have to delete the pref file for
> that program, not all of /home.
>
> On Dec 17, 2005, at 1:21 PM, Carl Keil wrote:
>
>> Can someone describe a good scheme for upgrading an install of
>> k12ltsp?  I'm running an FC3 based version right now.  I'd like to
>> upgrade very
 soon to whatever is stable right now.  I have my /home
>> directory on a different physical hard drive, but I'm wondering how
>> that helps me now.  I'm thinking that there must be stuff that gets
>> changed in the /home directories for the new version.  How do I
>> update all that stuff while retaining the users' home data?
>>
>> So, what's the procedure here?  I'm thinking of physically
>> unhooking the /home directory drive in the computer, then
>> installing k12ltsp as usual from disks on hda, then hooking back up
>> hdb and pointing home at it in fstab but something tells me this
>> won't work very well.  Not to mention losing all the
>> customizations.  What do others do when upgrading?  Somebody must
>> have a really easy/foolproof set of instructions for this.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> ck
>>
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