[PlanetCCRMA] upgrade questions RH8->FC3

Diemo Schwarz Diemo.Schwarz@ircam.fr
Fri Jan 7 02:18:01 2005

bob wrote:
> HI Just doing it now!
> What do you all need in the way of info?
> and I'll post it later.


What distribution version are you starting from?

What is your method:
- from FC3 (+Planet?) CDs, or
- via apt

I just stumbled over the following mail in my list backlog, suggesting the CD 
method (from RH9, if that makes any difference).  Jamie, did your upgrade work out?


Samuel Sieb wrote:
 > Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2005 22:42:44 -0800
 > jamie anderson wrote:
 >> I was wondering how well it would work to change my apt sources & conf
 >> files from redhat 9 to fedora 2 to upgrade my system.  The reason is
 >> that I have a winfast tv 2000 xp deluxe card that I can't get to work
 >> under the current kernel & thought that this might work (2.6 kernel),
 >> but I don't want to lose all of the configurations that I have taken
 >> so much time to setup.
 > It's doable, but tricky.  You can't just do one big upgrade.  You have
 > to fiddle with the packages a bit and do some a bit at a time.  I did
 > manage to get it to work, but it was very difficult.
 > You're much better off to just do an upgrade using the CDs.  It's a lot
 > quicker (and very much easier) that way and you'll still keep your
 > configurations.

bob wrote:
> Cant get sound from my VIA/97 card on the mobo and this did work in the 
> FC3 install.
> /proc/asound/
> seems to see both cards my via 97 and the RME
> I note the RME showing synch with the Fostex
> Just a thought
> What do you all need in the way of info?
> and I'll post it later.
> Also the RME seems to have a GUI showing in Gnome
> But it doesn't do anything when I try start it.
> I'm using the latest test kernel at the moment
> Cheers
> Bob
> On Thu, 2005-01-06 at 15:42 +0100, Diemo Schwarz wrote:
>>Jumping in on this thread, has anyone tried to actually upgrade an existing 
>>redhat+planet installation to FC3, without complete reinstall?
>>I'm still on RH 8, is it possible at all to upgrade using the FC3 CDs?
>>A related question is:  Can I download (or generate) a printable version of the 
>>Planet CCRMA doc at http://ccrma.stanford.edu/planetccrma/software?
>>Cheers and thanks for the amazing work!...
>>								...Diemo

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