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Re: Ugrade from Lenny to Squeeze on old PC Box

Eike Lantzsch <zp6cge@gmx.net> writes:

> On Thursday 27 May 2010, Paul Chany wrote:
>> I have an old PC Box on which I was run Debian Lenny with kernel
>> 2.6.26-2-486. I used it as a Desktop for small jobs.
>> Yesterday I decided to upgrade it to Squeeze.
>> I did the following:
>> 1 change the lenny to squeeze in sources.list
>> 2 sudo aptitude update
>> 3 sudo aptitude install apt dpkg aptitude
>> 4 sudo aptitude full-upgrade
>> When the full-upgrade process come to the 'udev' package, it can't
>> upgrade to the squeeze version because the running kernel version wasn't
>> enough new. So I decided to force the udev upgrade with creating the
>> file: 'that I can't remember which name has'.
>> After successfully upgrade udev and the remain packages, I install - or
>> reinstall linux-image-2.6.30-2-486 and linux-image-2.6.32-3-486.
>> I have installed the GRUB2 too but yet remain in testing state.
>> When I booth with the linux-image-2.6.30-2-486 or
>> linux-image-2.6.32-3-486 kernel I can't get the HOME and other
>> directories but when I booth with the old kernel 2.6.26-2-486 then I get
>> the HOME directory and can use the Squeeze system.
>> How can I fix this so I can use the linux-image-2.6.32-3-486 kernel?

>> Any advices will be appreciated!
> What file system is your HOME directory on? Maybe it is not supported
> anymore by the stock 2.6.32-3-486 kernel? 

Every partition:
/dev/hda1 (/), /dev/hda5 (/usr), /dev/hda6 (/home), /dev/hda7 (/tmp),
/dev/hda9 (/var) has ext3 filesystem except /dev/hda8 (swap).

Paul Chany
You can freely correct my English.

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