Re: boot fails on jessie on Acer Travelmate
Le 03/12/2014 01:17, Charlie a écrit :
Thank you very much !
On Tue, 02 Dec 2014 23:27:13 +0100 Pierre Couderc sent:
1- install wheezy, all is ok, I boot and boot again. I change it to
jessie (following standard instructions)
This may not help at all because things may have changed in the last
couple of months, but I'll give it a larrup.
I don't know what the "standard instructions" are?
This is exactly what you say above.
I did that : only standard utilities. Boot and reboot, and rereboot to
be well sure.
If you can install wheezy with a minimum install, no packages other
than what you need to get a bootable system, and you're doing a net
By only installing the minimum packages on the install of wheezy, you
don't get a lot of stuff left behind from the change to jessie.
On the reboot ***after*** removing the CD/USB stick or whatever, just go
into your /etc/apt/sources.list and change every instance of wheezy to
I did that.
I did that. But I had to repeat the upgrade operation many times until I
get a clear system with no more packet loaded with the last upgrade.
Save the file and the do an apt-get update and apt-get upgrade. When
this is complete and everything is configured.
Should then be fine.
As I imagine this has been tested thousand times in the world , I thnk
this may be a problem due my particular computer.
And I would like to report it as a bug. But I do not know in which
package : grub-common ?
Like I say: if nothing has changed in the last couple of months since I
installed a jessie system on a clean machine. This way has always worked
for me in the past, but your mileage may vary.