Re: Slink upgrade - the pain of it !!!!!
Ian Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Hi all,
> [To the list] I am posting here because I think this might be a
> potential release control problem.
> Just got my slink CDs from Linux Central, and had _loads_ of problems
> which I did not expect as I am relatively experienced with this Debian
> stuff (upgrades included). Basically, whichever disk I tried, there
> were always 13/17Mb of packages "held back".
> I am wondering whether their images are out of date or if the twin-CD
> apt-get -f dist-upgrade is FUBAR. As I write this, I am downloading the
> last 13Mb of my upgrade over a slow V34 dialup link at full daily rates
I'd say that it's FU but not FUBAR. The multicd support in apt is
currently broken, you can get around it by doing multiple runs with
the "-m" option added. (The problem is that it doesn't actually
support multiple CDs in one session.)