Re: essential packages getting deleted when switching to testing libc6
>> Ok. I am OK with moving to Lenny. Would it then be OK for me to simply
>> upgrade to Lenny via the below?
>> apt-get update
>> apt-get -t stable upgrade
>> apt-get -t stable dist-upgrade
>> apt-get -t testing upgrade
>> apt-get -t testing dist-upgrade
>> (I am getting this from
>> http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference/ch-woody.en.html - I
>> assume based on my reading of the apt_preferences 5 man page that this
>> will move me in the correct order.)
> You'll have to modify your sources.list first, replacing "etch" or "stable"
> with "lenny".
Ok. I did this and I have been able to move to the testing
distribution. Unfortuantely, I encountered an error when running
dist-upgrade on that distribution. I got a pop-up box that states,
"You are currently upgrading udev to a version that is not compatible
with the currently running kernel. You MUST install a compatible
kernel version (2.6.18 or newer) before upgrading, otherwise the
system may become UNUSABLE. Packages with a name starting with
"linux-image-2.6-" provide a kernel image usable with this new udev
I ran uname -r and got my kernel version as "18.104.22.168-xen", but
dist-upgrade doesn't look like it will upgrade the kernel version for
Also, now when I run apt-get dist-upgrade, I am seeing "75 not fully
installed or removed." because the last install stopped on the udev
problem... how can I keep this from being a problem?
Thanks for your help.