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RE: dist-upgrade on remote server

Whenever I did an apt-get dist-upgrade I never had a problem with doing
that.  To be safe, I believe what you could do, is edit your
sources.list to woody, and then do "apt-get update" to get the newest
Then you could apt-get install ssh, and I believe it should upgrade your
version if there have been updates.
Then do a dist-upgrade and it won't touch ssh.  I've had debian on my
webserver for a year or so, and installed many times on my laptop or pc,
and never had any problems with dist-upgrading.

-----Original Message-----
From: Andreas Rabus [mailto:andreas.rabus@entity38.de] 
Sent: Monday, February 04, 2002 9:16 AM
To: Debian ISP List (E-Mail)
Subject: dist-upgrade on remote server


there was an thread about potaota/woody on the weekend, but i didn't get
important answer:
I'd like to "dist-upgrade" our potato InternetServer in production to
and i have only a ssh and telnet-ssl connection to that box.

So, what's the best way to do it?

If i lost net connection, i'm stuck. (Grab a monitor, a keyboard etc.
it to the cellar of the box at the other end of the city, reboot, wait,
repait and menawhile i got a few hoers downtime...) 
That's s.th. i'm afaraid of so i should try to avoid it...

But how can a connecten get lost whiel dist-upgrade and what can i do to
avoid this? 

I have an other box wich ist nearly similar t that interbox in the LAN,
so i
can try it there first, but they dont share  the network connectin and
config. An i can't switch boxes, the are to different.

Has anybody done s.th. like that before? With succes? Failed?


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