[PlanetCCRMA] Upgrading FC4 -> FC5

Julius Smith jos@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Fri Jun 30 14:19:01 2006

Hi Rodrigo,

I am in exactly the same situation (including the hang during
shutdown).   I plan to do a fresh install of FC5 on a new hard disk
and copy in my personalizations, following the to-do list as needed
that I made during my FC4 upgrade:


(which I plan to update for FC5).

That said, it is also possible to upgrade instead of install fresh.
See, for example,


I decided that the "expected time spent" was longer for the upgrade path.


On 6/23/06, Rodrigo Segnini <rsegnini@ccrma.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Hi, I have the Planet FC4 running with a little glitch at shutdown, but
> otherwise running satisfactorily.
> Before trying to solve it I wondered whether FC5 is already mature and I
> should instead just upgrade. If yes, would all the additional programs I
> have installed, environment paths, and other user customizations be lost?
> I don't remember if it's possible to just upgrade the hat and leave the
> contents of the hard disk untouched.
> Thanks,
> Rodrigo
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