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Re: Problems with sarge to etch upgrade

On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 02:00:09AM -0400, Patrick Cummings wrote:
> Hello list, I just upgraded from sarge to etch using apt-get
> dist-upgrade. I have a few problems. The OS won't completely start. I
> made a complete capture of the console output, if anybody is kind
> enough to try to understand what is happening and help me.
[snip a fine looking dmesg]
> I can get the computer to start perfectly if I comment out everything
> in the "start" section from /etc/init.d/x11-common and
> /etc/init.d/xfree86-common I find it weird that I have a problem from
> theses files since I don't use x11 at all.

If you don't use x11 then purge anything related to X.

Did you follow the upgrade instructions in the release notes?  If you
didn't, then you're not alone. If you did and still had a problem, then
it could indicate a deficiency in the notes warranting a bug report.


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