Newbie question - using sysinstall "Upgrade an existing system"
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Mon Apr 17 15:40:05 UTC 2006
Oliver Iberien <oliver-mailinglist at charter.net> writes:
> What actually happens when you use "Upgrade an existing system" in
> sysinstall? Do you end up with the X-server, etc., all functioning
> as before, or is there a lot of cleanup to do afterwards?
X doesn't get automatically updated by that path; just the base
system. So your old X setup should work fine; it will be untouched.
Of course, upgrades are *always* a good reason to have an *extra* set
> (In my case, this would be from 6.0 to 6.1, whenever the release version of
> 6.1 comes out. I am getting DMA errors in trying to install a second drive,
> and posts from this list give the impression that changing versions may make
> a difference.)
It's possible. Not likely, though; among the several more-probable
fixes, the Most Likely would be a new IDE cable.
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