Re: Upgrading to Etch
On Tue, 2007-04-10 at 14:09 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> There's a little more to it. Between sarge and etch
> we replace devfs with udev. You need to install udev and hal
> while still on sarge. You need to install an etch
> linux-image and make an initrd.img with the new tools.
> If you do it in the wrong order your system is unbootable.
> No fun if it's far away in colocation.
I don't have hal or udev on my colocated servers, and I was able to test
an upgrade to Etch without adding them. Additionally the dist-upgrade
didn't add them and the test server survived fine. What makes you think
that udev and hal are required?