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Re: Newb Hoses Install - Story at 11

Hello *,

On Tue, Sep 20, 2005 at 01:58:02AM -0500, Eric P wrote:
> An upgrade (under Etch) doesn't want to finish.  I clicked 'Mark All
> Upgrades' in Synaptic, but it keeps failing on udev.
> It says:
> udev requires a kernel >= 2.6.12, upgrade aborted.
> However, the newest kernel I show in Synaptic is only 2.6.8.

Look for "linux-image-*" instead of "kernel-image-*", those packages
have been renamed recently to make way for the use of kernels other
than linux (freebsd and hurd come to mind).

> Some history.  I did a dist-upgrade a month or so back following these
> steps.
> 1. Backup /etc/apt/sources.list and replace all 'stable' to 'testing'
> (or 'unstable')
> [...]
> I must've left an 'untesting' in there somewhere (I think it was just
> some Scribus files), so my virtual terminal now says GNU/Linux
> testing/unstable'.

That's what is shown on both Etch and Sid at the moment.

> Anyway, any tips would be much obliged.  I don't mind doing a fresh
> install if that's what is needed.

Shouldn't be necessary...


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