Upgrade from Redhat 9 to Fedora Core 3 - Search for answers
damovand at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 15 17:32:51 UTC 2005
--- Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/15/05, Leila Lappin <damovand at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Mark,
> > I followed your suggestion and typed "linux text
> > noprobe" at the boot prompt.
> > This time the process went one step further a
> > box opened up with the option to start a CD media
> > check or skip it. The problem is that the
> > did not work. So the box stays on that first
> > until it gets faded out. So now we know for sure
> > the problem is, the boot kernel does not recognize
> > input from the keyboard.
> Can you steal a keyboard from another PC for a few
> moments? If it's
> another Linux PC you can usually just unplug it, use
> it, then plug it
> back in, but it's better if you have some old, spare
> keyboard to try
> this with.
> > This might be too big a problem for me to solve.
> > would love to upgrade to Fedora but I don't want
> to be
> > a pest (in this mailing list), especially if the
> > problem is such that cannot be fixed without a
> > look. Your feed back as to whether I should
> > or not is much appreciated.
> Nah, don't worry about that. As someone who has
> pestered this and
> other lists for years it's the nature of the beast
> and we'd like to
> see you get running.
> What is that specific machine running currently? An
> earlier Fedora
> Core or something else. (Or nothing since it's new.)
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Right now my machine is running Redhat 9. It's stable
and has everything I need. But I want to upgrade
because I look forward to installing PHP5, which is
object oriented and superior to PHP4. However, I just
came across a discussion nothing that PHP5 is not part
of the official Fedora core 3 but is planned to be
part of a later Fedora release. So now with this news
and your warning in mind, that you never got Fedora 3
working, I'm thinking may be I should just wait for a
later Fedora core, may be version 4.
The challenge Im looking forward to is programming
object oriented with PHP5, I really dont know how to
tell the install kernel to behave and take note of the
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