On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 6:32 AM, Tim <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> No.I don't have a separate partition for home.
> Ed Greshko:
> > You have several alternatives. The easiest would be to backup your home
> > directory to an external disk. If that is not possible, you'd probably we
> > best served by rearranging your disk to provide /home with its own partition
> > prior to doing a reinstall.
> An alternative is: Before commencing re-installing, "rm" all the files
> and directories *other* than /home, then continue installing.
> You can do that by booting from a rescue disc, or booting from the
> installation disc, but swapping terminals when it pauses for you to make
> some decisions before starting the actual install.
> (This computer runs FC7, my others run FC4, FC5 & FC6, in case that's
> important to the thread.)
> Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored.
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This method worked for me. Here's a link the the thread that discussed it...
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