[Gllug] DVD update to suse 10.0

Simon Morris mozrat at gmail.com
Thu Jul 13 06:48:00 UTC 2006

On 13/07/06, Christopher Hunter <chrisehunter at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:

> Make sure all your important data is backed up.  The Suse 10+ installer has an
> "upgrade" option, which tries its' best to leave /home untouched, but I have
> seen a couple of disasters when folks blithely assume it'll work for them!
> On one of my desktop machines, /home is on a separate drive, which I've
> physically unplugged before doing an upgrade!

Indeed - and reading back my original email to Diana I would also
suggest that the chances of success might be higher if you do a fresh
install rather than a upgrade.

It just seems a lot cleaner. Think of it as "getting rid of junk as
you move house".

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