How to upgrade to Fedora 17

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Question: How to upgrade to Fedora 17?

Answer:


1-Don’t forget to backup your system before to start.

2-Upgrading To Fedora 17 

As root enter the following commands:

rpm –import https://fedoraproject.org/static/1ACA3465.txt

# sudo yum update dracut

# dracut --force --add convertfs

Change the following kernel commandline parameter directly in the bootloader menu, which is sh:own during bootup, or edit the line in /etc/grub*.cfg to remove ro and rhgb and append rw rd.in:fo rd.convertfs enforcing=0

# revert after reboot.
# dmesg | grep dracut
# yum --releasever=17 update rpm
# rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__*
# rpm --rebuilddb
# yum --releasever=17 --disableplugin=presto --skip-broken distro-sync
# fixfiles onboot
Please keep Us updated if this working for you , because we still getiing comments from people that upgrading via preupgrad in not working anymore

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