tardy sarge to etch upgrade proceedure
I, ahem, need to upgrade oldstable to stable, but I cannot update my
current oldstable system, no longer supported as it is. How important is
it to do that before upgrading?
I have not used aptitude on this system before. How important is that?
It would be nice to run the upgrade through the screen program. Is it
possible to apt-get install screen after apt-get update with etch
sources but before running upgrade?
Finally, in order to patch a hardware driver, the kernel is custom
compiled. That means the kernel will not be upgraded, but that new
sources will be downloaded. Right?
Any pointers to post-support documentation or mail-list threads would be