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Re: What happened to debian - does "stable" keep having any meaning?


Chris Bannister wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 06:53:38PM +0100, Geronimo wrote:
> > I had the same issue when squeeze was testing and I reported it to this
> > ML. 

> Mmmm, so there is an already known issue.

Not quite. 

Last time I changed the fs-type from ext3 to ext4 and restored the system from 
tarball, so it might be possible, that I did a mistake during that step.
I was recommended to setup a fresh system - and I followed that advice.

... and I was already used to patch grub.cfg after each update, that caused a 

But this time a patch of grub.cfg did not bring the system back into play.

> So in reality, it is not really a Debian issue.

Hm, don't understand that. 

If a debian stable system is unbootable after update - is that a debian issue?
I did not change anything respect to hardware.

by the way: I looked at output from smartctrl of the system disk, which has an 
age of less than one year:
	power cycle count: 	641
	power on hours: 	3075

> Have you considered taking this up with upstream?

Don't know - what do you want me to do?

> If you know the fix, of course:

No, as I stated before: I have no idea of system internals like boot process.

kind regards


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