[CentOS] Upgrading FC2 to CentOS 5.* - anyone second this? - general report

Les Mikesell

lesmikesell at gmail.com
Sun Jun 3 20:27:28 UTC 2012

On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 1:53 PM, Max Pyziur <pyz at brama.com> wrote:
> My personal goal was to preserve the topology of the disk layout, as well
> as the configurations.

Which are trivial to reproduce.   And potentially improve in the process.

>> And you still have yet to explain what you think the result of the
>> extra hours of downloading and work has gained compared to a clean
> What extra hours? The downloading was done overnight, the diskburning was
> relatively quick.

You did mention several intermediate versions that would not have been
needed.  You can't possibly claim it did not take extra time.

>> install and copying your data back.   As far as I can see, it is a
>> bunch of orphaned files, a wildly fragmented disk layout, and probably
> This is now an example of a casebook fallacy - a strawman argument. W/o
> investigating anything, you've projected a set of unsubstantiated
> qualifications on a situation and are now arguing against them.

No, I'm asking what you think you gained, and you still can't describe
how your result is an improvement over a fresh install.

> The 2TB disk is where backups for several resident machines resides
> (notebooks, desktops); it's about 84% full. Admittedly, there's space for
> configurations, but that was not my first interest (I think that I've
> stated that at least twice).

Yes, you did say that, but why?   Did you just want to prove it can be
done the hard way, or do you think your machine is somehow better now?

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com

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