Re: Instructions for upgrading from Etch to Lenny?
On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 08:45:50PM +0100, Sven Joachim <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> On 2008-12-17 20:14 +0100, Robert Hodgins wrote:
> > This one is recent:
> > http://www.ducea.com/2008/12/08/howto-upgrade-from-debian-etch-to-lenny/
> Seems to be okay, if terse. One caveat, though: it has been reported
> several times (and I could reproduce it) that the "aptitude full-upgrade"
> step will remove all the X.Org video drivers if you accept aptitude's
> first suggestion, see http://bugs.debian.org/502285 for instance.
> Therefore I recommend to let aptitude try different solutions until it
> finds one that does not remove too many packages.
Hm, it might be easier to type "r ~n^xserver-xorg-video-.* UNINST" at
the resolver prompt first, to skip over all those solutions at once.
(that reminds me, I should finish up the implementation of command-line /
sticky resolver hints in the squeeze branch... maybe something to do over