[SATLUG] in-place upgrade/install?

rsuberg at satx.rr.com rsuberg at satx.rr.com
Wed Oct 13 20:30:55 CDT 2010


various physical drives...network shares bring up another issue for another topic. different machine...

Richard
---- "Todd W. Bucy" <r3d91ll at grandecom.net> wrote: 
> what sort of mount points are you talking about? HD partitions or
> network shares?
> 
> HD partitions can be perserved durring a fresh install as long as they
> are not system partitions (i.e. /sbin /etc /lib).  I have a machine in
> which the /home partition has remained intact over several Ubuntu
> releases.
> 
> Network shares on a fresh install will have to be remounted.  Backing up
> your /etc/fstab files is very usefull for this.
> 
> Todd
> 
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