Bug#137991: boot-floppies: Documentation index contains bad URLs
Version: N/A; reported 2002-03-12
The main documentation index main/disks-*/current/doc/index.html has bad
link to the "Release Notes" (it currently links to
dists/testing/main/upgrade-i386/ which does not exist).
As of now the "Release Notes" seem to be solely residing at
* Please *do* copy them into the documentation section so they can be
included with the install mediums (there *are* "testing" CDs beeing
burned on a quite large scale everywhere) so that people that do only
upgrade through CDs etc. do have some infos on them on how to go about
* Please change the title "Release Notes" in the main index to
Upgrade Information and Release Notes.
I do have reports of people completely breaking their system (PCMCIA
was deinstalled, DHCP was deinstalled, leaving them without a means
to download the requiredpackages or without a means to go back) so
actually I wanted to report this bug as critical.
There were rumours on -devel that one absolutely needs to update apt
*first* before doing anything else when doing an upgrade from potato.
If this is critical then it absolutely needs to be properly documented
and the user *must* come accross that piece of information if he reads
the docu which AFAIK is not the case now.
* So please document that fact in:
In particular, if apt *does* need to be upgraded, then "3.3.1 Upgrading
from Pre-Potato Releases or Using CD-ROMs" is completely missleading
as one should (as far as I've heard from the rumours) *allways first
-- System Information
Debian Release: 3.0
Kernel: Linux tpo2 2.4.16 #2 Fri Jan 4 18:17:17 CET 2002 i686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C