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Old 03-22-2005, 01:49 AM   #1
Sircave
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RH9 upgrade to Fedora Core III?


From what I have read I can use the older version of Red Hat, 9.0, and use RPM to update that version and software to Fedora Core III. Is this true? Can I compile the kernel at the RH9 level, changing that version to FC1, II or III? I ask because I keep installing and un-installing Fedora Core III because of different issues. This time when I configure KPPP I dial out and connect but the pre-installed Firefox browser will not do anything. Nor will Konquer. (Spelling?) When I say anything, I mean that the KPPP docks to the panel and there are no lights to display activity of any kind. I don't even get timed out messages. It is as if the modem is not even on. I am using an external Zoom, Model 3049 which connects to a serial port. And it does work because I have used it with my Mandrake distro. So really, what is the problem here and is it even worth it to use a most recent version or should I go back to something older and upgrade from there, if that is even possible?
 
Old 03-22-2005, 11:17 AM   #2
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I've used this before when upgrading from RH9 to FC1.

http://www.brandonhutchinson.com/Upg..._with_yum.html

If you use it, post back here and tell us how it went. I've got some FC1 machines that I'd like to upgrade to FC3 someday.
 
Old 03-22-2005, 12:16 PM   #3
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You know, I appreciate the link to the site and the information covered. I really do. I don't plan on using the data you showed me because of using dial up and I am so, so very tired of my Fedora problems that I am just going to dump it and use Mandrake Exclusively. Thank you for you effort in your reply. It did not go wasted. I still may keep the info for the future. I have bookmarked the page.
 
  


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