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Old 10-27-2006, 07:49 PM   #1
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Question Can FC5 & FC6 co-exist??

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Let me assure this is not another of 'should i upgrade to FC6 or clean-install' question. I am installing FC6(downloading atm) no doubt, but can i keep my FC5 also? In the same harddisk albeit on different partitions? Because, i installed FC5 in March'06 and the bugger never crashed on me nor did i reinstall. I've customised it soo much that i fear if i remove it while installing FC6 and if FC6 starts to give problems, then i'm in a fix as i have to do everything again on FC5. Please note i am not lazy but my internet connection is. I've invested a lot of time and effort on FC5. I just want the things around FC6 to settle down a bit and when its up to speed i can safely remove FC5.

What do you guys suggest? Can they co-exist? Or rather its completely OK to go with FC6.

Hopefully your suggestions now will help me in deciding the same again next March when FC7 is out
Old 10-28-2006, 12:08 AM   #2
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Sure. You can dual boot them just like with everything else. Resizing your previous FC5 LVM can be a pain though.

Apart from some fixable nVidia problems (you need the 9x driver for compiz/aixgl), I didn't have any problems with FC6.


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