Re: Upgrading from Fedora Core 1 to Core 2

From: Charles Allen (CharlesOA_at_cox.net)
Date: 09/29/04


Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 17:45:05 -0700

The Iso disc are not bootable how do you fix that. Thanks
"Bob Tennent" <BobT@cs.queensu.ca> wrote in message
news:slrncljn05.dq2.BobT@Linus.cs.queensu.ca...
> On Tue, 28 Sep 2004 14:17:44 -0700, Charles Allen wrote:
>
> > Can anyone give me or directed me to the information to do a step by
> > step
> > upgrade using the iso disc. I did not make a boot disc when I first
> > installed core 1. Thanks in advance I am a newbie
>
> Put the 1st disk in the CD reader and boot up (if necessary, setting the
> BIOS to boot from the CD). Then follow the instructions on the screen.
> It's a good idea to verify the media as suggested; it'll take a while
> to verify 4 CDs but you don't want to be left with a partially upgraded
> system. Keep the CDs immaculately clean and if necessary re-clean one
> that can't be read and try, try again as often as necessary.
>
> I'm sure you'll be back for help after the upgrade. In my experience,
> the upgrade from FC1 to FC2 is rarely smooth because so much changed:
> new kernel, new sound system, new X system. But eventually, it'll all
> work :+)
>
> BTW, don't forget that disk 1 *is* a rescue disk: enter "linux rescue"
> at the boot prompt.
>
> Bob T.