[linux-audio-user] Upgrading Fedora Core

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Mon Jan 30 16:53:03 EST 2006

On Mon, 2006-01-30 at 07:21 -0800, Brad Fuller wrote:
> studio64 wrote:
> > Hi
> > No Just do an upgrade from the CD you burn.
> > It will give you the choice when you load the CD.
> in my experience, that doesn't work too well. I've always had to backup 
> and install fresh.
> Hope it works for you!

    I've got to second that.  I generally keep all of my data and home
directories on a separate disk and just reload the root and boot
partitions (followed of course by Planet CCRMA ;-)

> > Mehmet Okonsar wrote:
> >
> >> Hello linux-audio-users
> >> I'm not using (unfortunately) any Linuz now but
> >> I'm planning to install Fedora. But we are close to the scheduled
> >> release of F5. As I am total novice in those, here are my questions:
> >> Is it nescessary to blow up everything when upgrading Fedora versions?
> >> Do I need to install configure everything again?
> >>

    I wouldn't jump on the FC5 bandwagon just yet.  You'll find that
audio apps will run more reliably on the older versions.  I'm on FC4
right now and that's as far as I'm going for a couple of years (I hope).

Jan 'Evil Twin' Depner
The Fuzzy Dice

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this we should do freely and generously."

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