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Re: Debian Installer team monthly meeting minutes (20051214 meeting)

On Mon, 19 Dec 2005, Marco d'Itri wrote:
On Dec 19, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:

Is there some reason we should be unable to provide a smooth upgrade path
for users of sarge?  Having your network devices scramble themselves on
reboot is a Big Deal, whether or not it's in the release notes.
This often happens anyway when switching between 2.4 and 2.6 kernels, so
it's something users have always needed to be aware about.

Except, you switch from 2.4 to 2.6 only once per server, and this is a big change where one _expects_ things to possibly go wrong.

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