[ubuntu-uk] Upgrade vs Reinstall

jim.cameron at buhlersortex.com jim.cameron at buhlersortex.com
Tue May 12 12:21:15 BST 2009

Lucy <lucybridges at gmail.com>:
> The upgrade I just did downloaded over a gig worth of data,
> but as I'm on a fast connection the entire install was
> complete in about 30-40 minutes. If I was on a slower
> connection I would probably have been better off using a cd
> instead. On the other hand, f I had less installed on this
> computer then it would have been quicker again.

Tallies with my own experience. I wasn't timing it, but I shouldn't
think it took much more than half an hour over my broadband connection.
I had to fiddle the initrd to get it to boot off my RAID array, but that
wasn't exactly unexpected. Apart from that it was quite painless.

Jim Cameron
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