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Re: Upgrading to F16 Beta

From: JD <jd1008_at_nospam>
Date: Sun Oct 09 2011 - 00:49:48 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On 10/08/2011 04:09 PM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> On 10/09/2011 04:26 AM, JD wrote:
>> But there is every reason to make the
>> live upgrade of fedora as user friendly as possible.
>> Your opinion sounds rather insensitive to newbs
>> and non-techies, who would like to perform such
>> a live upgrade.
>> Clearly, Fedora needs more people who are
>> willing to address this issue to give fedora
>> a wider appeal and make it more user friendly.
> You haven't given any single reason why it should be a script. What
> exactly does such a live upgrade do that preupgrade doesn't and why
> can't be it be a part of preupgrade?
> Rahul
Well, for one, I have tried pre-upgrade and it simply
did not yield the expected result - system was left
with many unresolved conflicts.
Also, a good live upgrade requires just one reboot
and the machine is then running the new version.

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