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Re: sarge->etch upgrade hits dependency hell

On Sun, Dec 10, 2006 at 09:04:13AM -0500, hendrik@topoi.pooq.com wrote:
> Unfortunately, after the mass upgrade yesterday, the system now boots 
> without either a functioning X or a functioning net.  udev complains 
> that it doesn't have a recent enough kernel, which may be part of the 
> problem (no /dev/eth*, for example).  So the next step seems to be to 
> find out how to tell my apt-sources file to look at an etch-install 
> CDROM (will the netinstall CD suffice for this, or do I actually have to 
> get the first CD of the 15-odd CD set?) as a package-source and then 
> upgrade the kernel.

why don't you boot sarge, chroot into etch and install a kernel from
inside the chroot? I think udev wants a kernel >= 2.6.15, IIRC.


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