This afternoon is going to be very interesting as people get home and unwrap their new 4S.
(unless there are instructions to the contrary) My plan is to download only iOS 5. Then after the sw pkg is validated, as a second step, I'll then upgrade her existing handset to iOS 5 first.
Then backup the existing handset via a wired sync, and then upgrade the software on the existing handset.
Only then do I plan to activate the new 4S. Mixing "activation" and "data...