Re: Etch back to Sarge
2007/5/1, bigoperm <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
I need to downgrade from Etch back to Sarge. The only resource I have is the original Sarge install CD. How can I use this CD to reinstall Sarge (over Etch) without using any data?
I did something very close to this using a local repository for apt, putted in the repository several stable packages (KDE packages, I was on testing and wanted to be closest as possible to stable cause KDE was giving me serious problem) and removed any reference to testing from
I then forced the installation of those packages using apt-get and dpkg, apt-get and the meeting of dependencies did the rest, downgrading packages in testing.
This worked for me and surely a massive dist-downgrade will need more job but if you don't want to do a fresh install this could be a way to go.