[plug] Upgrade fc4 to fc6
raven at themaw.net
Fri Apr 27 00:13:45 WST 2007
On Thu, 2007-04-26 at 11:59 +0800, Tim Bowden wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-04-26 at 10:45 +0800, Tomasz Grzegurzko wrote:
> > On 4/26/07, Tim Bowden <tim.bowden at westnet.com.au> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I recently tried to update a friends fc4 server (neglected in
> > the update
> > department for quite some time). The primary aim was to get
> > it to fc6.
> <big snip>
> > If you used yum to update, then no it's not apt and the yum upgrade
> > path is difficult and unsupported. There's a page at
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/YumUpgradeFaq for general help and
> > pitfalls.
> > But basically for Debian-ers don't assume yum is a drop in replacement
> > for apt. The supported upgrade path is with a CD/DVD upgrade.
> > However, I have done FC4 yum upgrades successfully before so it's not
> > impossible..
> > Tomasz
> Ouch! My mistake was to assume fcX would do live upgrades. To be
> honest, I'm a bit gobsmacked it doesn't. Perhaps I've lived in debian
> world for too long. Some things just get taken for granted after a
> while. Is the live upgrade capabilities of debian derived distros
> something unique or do any non deb based systems do live upgrades also?
Why don't you log a bug against FC6 and find out why this doesn't work!
If you do add me (ikent at redhat.com) to the CC list, I'd like to know
what response you get.
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