[ATrpms-users] Re: FC3 to FC4 upgrade
Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net
Thu Jun 16 00:56:32 CEST 2005
On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 01:42:44PM -0400, Preet Khalsa wrote:
> David Rees wrote:
> >On 6/15/05, Tako Schotanus <quintesse at palacio-cristal.com> wrote:
> >>But what I wondered is if this will install any nice new features that
> >>FC4 might have over FC3?
> >Well, I can tell you after having upgraded a machine from FC3 to FC4
> >through yum using the FAQ I noted earlier as a guide and upgrading
> >another with the CDs, using the CDs didn't update the grub bootloader
> >(hmm, thinking about it now, maybe I selected the wrong option during
> >the upgrade process) and didn't create a working initrd.
> >If you want the graphical boot process, you just need to add rhgb as
> >an option to your bootloader.
> Well I tried to do an upgrade with apt-get and failed miserably. Lucky
> I am back to FC3. The problem is the splitting off of libraries for
> freetype, howl etc. The dist-upgrade does not allow me to continue
> because the new packages come complete and conflict with Axel's. Since
> have no obsoletes, I am stuck. Is there a secret option to help me
> out? Would yum be better?
No, but apt-get upgrade would already upgrade 90% of your system. You
need to dist-upgrade with ATrpms for FC4 present.
> As an aside, is there no atrpms-package-config for FC4?
No, I'll ready one tomorrow.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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