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upgrading from fedora 16 to fedora 17

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – hi, i'm having issues with upgrading from fedora 16 to fedora 17. I use "preupgrade" to do the update. When executing this command, at some point, after downloading the packages for the new release, fedora reboots and does the rest of the installation. The problem I have here is that for some reason fedora can't handle my graphics-adapter correctly any more - the screen shows only garbled garbage. I solved this by choosing the right boot-entry in grub (which is like "Upgrade to fedora 17..:") and editing the kernel paramters, adding "text" to install the (HowTos)