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

Chris Bruner cbruner at quadro.net
Thu Nov 25 15:23:49 EST 2010


On 11/25/2010 3:15 PM, John Van Ostrand wrote:
>
> ----- 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?
No, it's a godaddy virutal dedicated server and they are hands off



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