On 19/11/09 22:09, Jussi Lehtola wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-11-19 at 22:01 +0000, n2xssvv.g02gfr12930 wrote:
>> I tried to upgrade my laptop from Fedora 11 to 12 today, using yumex.
>> The result sucks.
>> The latest kernel cannot run a GUI
>> The only video driver that appears to work is vesa, (should use either
>> nv or nouveau for nvidia graphics), and therefore not at required
>> resolution, or openGL applications.
> Do you have the proprietary Nvidia driver installed? If you do, remove
> I've upgraded 4 computers from F-11 to F-12 using "yum update" in a
> screen or a virtual console. Two of them are Nvidia based. I remember
> having some problems with the proprietary nvidia driver, but I think
> that was just because there isn't a F12 version in RPMFusion, yet.
> Removing the xorg-x11-drv-nvidia package fixed the problem.
>> I managed to upgrade my PC from Fedora 10 to Fedora 11 using yumex
>> successfully, hence my disappointment!
> *DON'T* upgrade with a GUI, since X often hangs during distribution
> upgrades. See
The proprietary nvidia driver was removed due to dependencies, and it
still sucks. As for the upgrade process crashing, that was not a
problem. Thank you for your suggestion, but it does nothing to improve
my confidence, so I still do not recommend upgrading to Fedora 12, based
on my experience, and others experiences.