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Old 06-27-2007, 06:10 PM   #1
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Fedora core 4 to Fedora core 7


I currently have a system running Fedora Core 4, I want to Upgrade to Fedora Core 7 via the Install disk, What all do I run the risk Losing, The only thing I am really worried about is the Users Directories, and the samba shares.
 
Old 06-27-2007, 08:26 PM   #2
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Others here my have differing opinions, but personally, I would never attempt an upgrade on such distant versions... 4 to 7. A LOT changed between just 6 and 7, nevermind 4. If your /home is on a separate partition (as it should have been), you can attempt to install 7 at /, leaving /home alone (no formatting). However, with such distant versions, even this may cause problems. If it were me, I'd save the user data to CD/DVD and clean install the whole shebang.

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Old 06-27-2007, 08:29 PM   #3
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you should upgrade it to 5, then to 6, and finally to 7
 
  


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