[mythtv-users] OT: HOWTO F7 to F8 via yum

Matt Emmott memmott at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 00:20:29 UTC 2007

On Nov 13, 2007 11:14 AM, Matt Emmott <memmott at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Nov 13, 2007 5:20 AM, Ralf Kleineisel <ralf at kleineisel.de> wrote:
> > David Watkins wrote:
> >
> > > I have plenty of disk space but all on xfs partitions.  AFAICT I won't
> > > be able to create a 10G partition there.  It that correct?
> >
> > I have no experience with xfs, but according to wikipedia xfs cannot be
> > shrunk. You'd need a temporary storage place.
> >
> I  upgraded my default install of FC6 to FC8 using Yum. It worked ok - My
> Nic was renamed eth0.bak, and my sound doesn't work in Gnome even though
> it shows as working in the soundcard hardware detection. Otherwise it seems
> pretty smooth, I'm using it now.

A quick addendum. I obtained an FC8 DVD today and ran a format and reload,
and it was much smoother - wireless and sound worked on first boot. Perhaps
someone better with Linux than I could have fixed the issues, but I wanted
to throw that caveat out there.
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