Re: Lenny won't install on an old Pentium that used to run Etch.
Csanyi Pal <email@example.com>:
> Stefan Monnier <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> Yup, I did a reinstall of Etch. I just did a minimal install this time
> >> (unchecked all the options in tasksel). I was able to get througt the
> >> base install and right up to the installation of GRUB and the reboot and
> >> could log in. In other words, no surprises. Etch is installable.
> >> I've not got through the base install the Lenny CDs, however.
> > How about doing an upgrade instead?
> > You could even try to do it incrementally.
> I had a problem to upgrade on an old Pentium with K6 uProcessor from
> Etch to Lenny.
> When I edited the sources.list so that I can to update aptitude from a
> Debian Lenny mirror then I get error message: Illegal instruction and
> can't to use aptitude anymore.
Just a guess: have you read the release notes. Etch --> Lenny
requires upgrading/reinstalling certain (critical packaging system)
wiki.debian.org can probably explain it.
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