Re: Anyone ever tried a downgrade?
On Mon, 07 Mar 2011 20:22:43 +0100, Jens Van Broeckhoven wrote:
> Op Mon, 7 Mar 2011 17:23:36 +0000 (UTC) Camaleón schreef:
>> If disk space is not a concern, I'd go for a parallel installation. In
>> the event something goes wrong with the new install (or upgrade, if you
>> made a full image of the currently installed system), you only have to
>> boot with the old lenny install, which remains intact and ready to
>> serve you.
> While I agree that's a more secure/stable solution, I would never do
> that for a desktop.
> I just use all repos and move back if really needed. APT/aptitude does
> everything else.
I've been using the parallelized installation procedure for both servers
and desktops (and my own workstation) and have been working pretty good.
The time I have to spend in installing from scratch is the time I gain
avoiding all the "upgrading" issues|workarounds|RTFM ;-)