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RE: Testing Sarge on IBM pSeries systems

> How can I help out testing Sarge on IBM pSeries systems ( I 
> have access to
> a lab full of these systems )?
> I was able to install Woody on a 44P-170 by obtaining the 
> following files:
> - ramdisk.image.gz
> - drivers.tgz
> - basedebs.tar
> From:
> - ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/woody/main/disks-powerpc/
> Where can I find the equivalent files for Sarge?
> They do not appear to be in:
> - ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sarge/main/
> If they do not yet exist, can someone create these ( I would 
> if I knew how
> )?
> Rolf

Hi Rolf.

Once you have a debian system installed, you will not need to re-install to
move to sarge

Simple, the process is just switching "stable" (or woody) for "testing" in
your /etc/apt/sources.list (except the security lines) and then 
apt-get update
apt-get dist-upgrade (not upgrade)

In fact, one of Debian's strongest suits is doing just this.

Good luck!

By the way, there is no great reason to try to burn a testing CD, for this

I installed debian in 10 minutes last night! With abother 20 for configure.
Worked great! Then I recompiled my kernel and got error 11! That means the
hardware is hosed, and I have to throw it away! (It's too loud to leave
around as a fingerd server ;)

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