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Old 12-21-2004, 08:01 PM   #1
epohi
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upgrading slackware 7.0 to 10.0


I have inherited a slackware box that is running version 7.0. I need to upgrade this box. Can I go all the way to version 10 or should I take an intermediate step? any suggestions are appreciated.

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Old 12-22-2004, 12:05 AM   #2
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I would suggest you make a clean install coz there are so many differences between Slack 7 and 10, so this may coz you some problems on your system if you just do a simple upgrade.
 
Old 12-22-2004, 12:25 AM   #3
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Yeah, Slack 10 has a different dir structure. And since there are NO libs or anything else in common beween the two(maybe xwmconfig?), I'd just do a fresh install.
 
Old 12-22-2004, 11:26 PM   #4
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Fresh install... much less of a pain.

Hell, on my desktop/test box I only do fresh installs.
 
Old 12-23-2004, 02:27 AM   #5
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Yeah, upgrade is reasonable when going to the next version of from last version to current, but when you have to replace everything, its better to just make a clean install.

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Old 12-23-2004, 01:23 PM   #6
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Thanks. I will plan the clean install.
 
  


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