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Re: Upgrading Squeeze to Wheezy on Bubba Two hardware

"Lennart Sorensen" <lsorense@csclub.uwaterloo.ca> writes:

> On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 10:56:41PM +0200, Csanyi Pal wrote:
>> I get an answer for my questions on the debian users list:
>> <quote>
>> Yes, udev in Wheezy requires a kernel >= 2.6.32 with the accept4(2)
>> syscall.  At least one year ago, the Squeeze kernel did not provide this
>> particular syscall on powerpc (it does on x86 though), and on my (purely
>> virtual) machine udev entered an infinite loop in the initramfs. 
>> So before you upgrade your userland, I'd strongly recommend that you get
>> hold of a newer kernel first, e.g. from squeeze-backports.  How to boot
>> it - I don't know.
>> </quote>
>> So I expect here advices how to go?
> Add to /etc/apt/sources.list:
> deb http://backports.debian.org/debian-backports/ squeeze-backports main
> Then do:
> apt-get update
> apt-get install linux-image-whatever-makes-sense
> Options are:
> llinux-image-3.2.0-0.bpo.4-powerpc - Linux 3.2 for uniprocessor 32-bit
> PowerPC 
> linux-image-3.2.0-0.bpo.4-powerpc-smp - Linux 3.2 for multiprocessor
> 32-bit PowerPC 
> linux-image-3.2.0-0.bpo.4-powerpc64 - Linux 3.2 for 64-bit PowerPC

I just realize by using the command 'uname -a' on that system that that
I actually uses:
Linux b2 #1 Fri Aug 19 14:41:59 CEST 2011 ppc GNU/Linux

linux kernel.

So I think I can go with upgrade my system following advices from here:

Can I really go?

Regards from Pal

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