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On Mon, 2013-03-04 at 23:42 +0100, Patrick Dupre wrote:
> Quoting lun, 04 mar 2013 "Michael E. Maher" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > Hi Patrick,
> > On Mon, 2013-03-04 at 10:40 +0100, Patrick Dupre wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> Unfortunately, after I remade a new DVD, the issue is still here:
> >> Fatal error after installing 4 or 5 packages over 1318(hwdata or setup)
> >> Is there something wrong with this partitionning:
> >> /
> > Obviously needed.
> >> /boot
> > Generally advised to have a separate boot partition.
> >> /usr/lib64
> > I believe this will cause many issues. I'd advise against it.
> >> /usr/local
> > Fedora doesn't put anything in here so should be fine.
> >> /usr/src
> > Again not really used for Fedora so should be fine.
> >> /tmp
> > In Fedora 18 'tmp' is a RAM backed file system, so you probably don't
> > need this (unless you have other requirements). Probably a better use of
> > a partition would be to put 'var' on it.
> >> /home
> > Generally advised to have a separate home partition.
> > So you're mostly fine, with the exception of '/usr/lib64'.
> I agree, however it is not clear about /usr.
For Fedora 18 the 'usr' tree should be on the root partition. I think
that's clear. See  and  for details and justification.
> Anyway, how do you upgrade a fedora 16 with
Honestly I would recommend a repartition and reinstall. Sorry that's not
a great answer, it's just what I would do. I'm sure that other people on
the list can give much better ideas should you need to perform that
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