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Old 12-19-2007, 03:45 PM   #1
gobicse
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Exclamation red hat to fedora


hi all

is it possible to upgrade red hat linux 9 with fedora core 3 with out formatting and reinstalling.... i mean can ve update it through internet..

help me..

gobi
 
Old 12-19-2007, 03:53 PM   #2
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Fedora core 3 is pretty ancient at this point. So's redhat 9. You're going to have big problems and very little benefit if you try that, I think.

You're better off backing up your data and doing an upgrade install. You're also better off going to at least fedora core 6 or 7, if not 8.

Note that an upgrade install shouldn't/doesn't entail a format, but you should still back your data up before you try it.
 
Old 12-19-2007, 06:24 PM   #3
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I wouldn't do an "upgrade install"(?) as complich8 stated but a clean install instead after making backups. You'll probably encounter too much differences that can't be compensated for or cleaned up so you'll end up with a polluted filesystem.
 
  


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