RE: how to upgrade from potato to woody
a word of caution.
if one can't even find out how to upgrade from potato to woody then one
should not be upgrading at all.
unstable is exactly what it says.
just my 2cents.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Colin Watson [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Saturday, October 21, 2000 2:29 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: how to upgrade from potato to woody
> Peter Jay Salzman <email@example.com> wrote:
> >can someone please tell me how to use apt-get to change my potato to a
> >woody? if it makes a difference, my sources.list file is:
> >deb ftp://ftp.ca.debian.org/debian/ potato main non-free contrib
> >deb-src ftp://ftp.ca.debian.org/debian/ potato main non-free contrib
> >deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US potato/non-US main
> contrib non-free
> >deb-src http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US potato/non-US
> main contrib non-free
> Change 'potato' in these four lines to 'woody', then 'apt-get update'
> , 'apt-get dist-upgrade'.
>  ... or 'dselect update' if you want dpkg's notion of available
> packages to be updated as well, which you probably do.
> >ps- i downloaded and compiled my own kernel 2.4.0. will that screw
> >things up?
> Nope, shouldn't matter. In fact, you should find things improving as
> support for 2.4 kernels gets better.
> Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]
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