Re: Stranded between lenny and squeeze
On Sat, 02 Jul 2011 21:29:12 -0400, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 5:10 AM, Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Sat, 02 Jul 2011 01:47:38 +0000, Hendrik Boom wrote:
>>> Or is there some devious trick I'm missing? Will an ssh connection
>>> from another machine survive the upgrade process, for example?
>> Yes, I would try that way.
>> Given your current situation I'd say a SSH session would be more than
>> convenient. The system is already installed and an upgrade should not
>> broke the network service.
> Doing forklift upgrades without console access is always a risk. An SSH
> session is sensitive to network interruptions in the midst of the
> update, for example, leaving you in a fractured state. (This is hardly
> unique to Debian.)
The install process was indeed somehow broken so why not giving SSH a
try? Maybe he only needed to get a small set of packages. I barely sit in
front of the computer I'm upgrading.