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Re: [SLUG] Debian Upgrade Problem
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Debian Upgrade Problem
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Nov 29 11:44:19 2000
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<quote who="Jason Rennie">
> > A paste of the upgrade output would be helpful. :)
> Don't have it unless it is installed somewhere.
Sorry? When you apt-get dist-upgrade, and there's something wrong, it spews
errors. Seeing what the errors are makes it easier to help you out.
> I ended up getting the network interface up (it doesn't seem to be loaded
> the ne2k modules on start up)
Use modconf to configure which kernel modules are loaded if you're running
the default kernel package.
> and i'm rerunning the upgrade. When i did it off the servers at cse that
> you suggested in your sources.list file it wanted to upgrade a whole lot
> of stuff.
If you're upgrading to woody, edit your sources.list and change 'stable' to
apt-get update # this gets the new lists of packages from the woody
apt-get dist-upgrade -u # this upgrades your distro, I use -u to tell me
# which packages it's installing
Then you will have a woody. :)
> > Why would Debian require Zope of all things? :)
> Then why was it installed ?
Because you asked for it. :)
When I do an install, I choose the 'easy' option (because for once, it
actually is the better option), and choose perhaps two of the tasks (c dev
and devel common).
Then I install the packages that I need. Very cool for having a minimal
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