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Old 05-14-2012, 01:04 PM   #1
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Fedora Upgrade from Fedora 11 to Fedora 16

I ran the preupgrade from fedora 11. It ran successfully. However, when the machine was booted, it is asking to select Partition and directory. When I select sda1 and give the directory (I have tried /, /boot, and /dev/sda1), it says "That directory does not contain an installation tree."

Can somebody tell me what is the correct directory for the installation tree here.
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back up important data
reformat the drive(s) to ext4
do a fresh clean NEW install of 16

preupgrade will NOT work for skipping 5 versions
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Thanks, John. Currently, my system rebooted after downloading the preupgrade files and packages and is asking for the installation tree location. Do you know if I can back out of this mode and go back to my F11 installation so that I can do a proper backup and then plan for new installation?


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