[kwlug-disc] upgrading a fedora 7 server to something more recent

John Van Ostrand john at netdirect.ca
Thu Nov 25 15:15:06 EST 2010

----- Original Message -----
> I've got a fedora 7 server I need to upgrade, but have been having
> problems using the "normal" methods.
> The fedora website actually trashed the server.
> The backstory is that the server is a fresh install (so no backups
> required), but I can't touch it other then ssh and web stuff.
> Some sites that I've found suggest going up versions 1 at a time, but
> I
> can't find any repositories with fedora 8 on them.
> suggestions?

I've skipped versions, however odd things can happen. If you can't find a fedora 8 use a 9.

If the box doesn't come back is there console access or someone who you can talk through commands?
John Van Ostrand 
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