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Can I upgrade to f21 alpha from f20? How?

asked 2014-09-23 12:09:19 -0500

updated 2014-09-23 12:43:45 -0500

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Can I upgrade to f21 alpha from f20? How?

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I ended up using this command:

fedup --network 21 --instrepo=http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/development/21/x86_64/os/

billg gravatar imagebillg ( 2014-09-23 16:55:43 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-09-23 13:57:31 -0500

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updated 2014-10-09 10:45:36 -0500

You should use FedUp.

P.S. Currently there are some issues with FedUp so to upgrade to F21 Alpha you should upgrade via yum as noted by @edu. This is a beta release blocker so it should be fixed when F21 Beta is released.

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What should I specify for --instrepo?

billg gravatar imagebillg ( 2014-09-23 16:53:03 -0500 )edit
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answered 2014-09-29 09:46:26 -0500

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I've upgraded using yum:

rpm --import https://fedoraproject.org/static/95A43F54.txt
yum update yum
yum clean all
yum --releasever=21 distro-sync --nogpgcheck

from https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Upgrading_Fedora_using_yum#To_Fedora_21_pre-release

And then did:

yum swap firewalld-config-standard firewalld-config-workstation
yum groupinstall "Fedora Workstation"

Although that last bit installed a lot of packages I've previously deleted.

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answered 2014-10-08 17:13:49 -0500

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answered 2014-09-24 14:11:48 -0500

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updated 2014-09-24 14:14:52 -0500

OK I have not been able to successfully do it i get errors in systemd-journald-dev-log.socket and systemd-udevd.service on the reboot to do the upgrade. I have tried on both an AMD64 based system and an Intel 64-bit system I think it is just broken.

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the command I was using to get to this error was :

sudo fedup --network 21 --instrepo=http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/test/21-Alpha/Workstation/x86_64/os/

billg gravatar imagebillg ( 2014-09-24 14:13:20 -0500 )edit

same here, upon reboot, it gets stuck in a kind of loop where it keeps trying to start the udev kernel service but is not able to.

pranavk gravatar imagepranavk ( 2014-09-24 14:51:34 -0500 )edit

If it did not work you should file a bug in redhat bugzilla because FedUp is the recommended way to upgrade Fedora

bob gravatar imagebob ( 2014-10-09 10:34:46 -0500 )edit

Is the encountered behavior similar to what is described on Common F21 bugs

bob gravatar imagebob ( 2014-10-09 10:37:27 -0500 )edit

check this question while we are on the topic https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/question/55218/error-in-taking-backup/ and precisely my error is http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=300648 except that im doing 19->20

SantoshHoropter gravatar imageSantoshHoropter ( 2014-10-10 13:26:48 -0500 )edit
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answered 2014-10-10 09:24:20 -0500

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updated 2014-10-10 09:26:08 -0500

Yes you can just google search " upgrade fedora 20 to 21" and you will find the fedora official page and everything discussed there. Also you can use the following link link text and go for your upgrade.

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