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Re: etch backports


I've tried but unfortunately I have a virtual server running in a
complex multi-hosts environment, which I am unable to get it to run
once I upgraded to Lenny. Actually, i tried the upgrade for another
virtual server first and failed miserably to get it working correctly.
Prior to that, I have made successful upgrades but on simple straight
forward environments.

Since I do not have sufficient knowledge or insight to make the
necessary changes, I am limited to making little steps to ensure that
my Etch server continues to run correctly.

So, any assistance to prolong the live of this little virtual server
is greatly appreciated.

Warm regards,

Jason Tan Boon Teck

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 3:41 AM, Gerfried Fuchs <rhonda@deb.at> wrote:
>        Hi!
> * Jason Tan Boon Teck <jasontn@gmail.com> [2010-10-06 21:29:46 CEST]:
>> Is the method to install backports-etch the same as the current
>> backports-lenny, i.e. add to sourcelist and perform aptitude install?
>> Or do we have to download and install the deb files together with its
>> dependencies deb files, followed by dpkg?
>> Sorry for asking such a basic question but I couldn't find any
>> specific instructions. Thanks in advance.
>  There is no specific instructions because etch-backports is archived.
> If you have to ask for these instructions you really should finally
> upgrade to lenny because I fear you have no clue what you are getting
> into with running a distribution that hasn't received any security fixes
> since well over a half year. Any hint into the direction will
> potentially do you more harm then help.
>  Again: If you have to ask you really should leave etch behind.
>  Please ugrade finally,
> Rhonda
> --
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Jason Tan Boon Teck
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