Re: Upgrading to etch.
Luis Matos wrote:
Putting etch in sources.list and removing backports always works.
Only for avoiding confusion, using a single dist-upgrade is not
recommended, the etch release notes says:
Because of certain necessary package conflicts between sarge and etch,
running aptitude dist-upgrade directly will often remove large numbers
of packages that you will want to keep. We therefore recommend a
two-part upgrade process, first a minimal upgrade to overcome these
conflicts, then a full dist-upgrade.
But see the complete release notes before upgrade: