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Re: Wheezy->Jessie upgrade: udev (pre)install issue

On Sat, 27 Dec 2014, Matthijs wrote:

> On 27-12-2014 19:12, Patrick Bartek wrote:
> > On Sat, 27 Dec 2014, Matthijs wrote:
> >
> >> [snip]
> >> Basically I followed the normal recipe:
> >> change /etc/apt/sources.list to read 'jessie' instead of 'wheezy',
> >> then apt-get update, then apt-get dist-upgrade. That's how I've
> >> done it since 2003 or so, never any big issues.
> >>
> >> [snip]
> > Just curious.  Why are you upgrading to Jessie now while it's still
> > Testing and has potential problems?  Why not wait until it's the
> > new Stable?  If you just want to try it out, a dual boot or virtual
> > machine scenario would be safer.  A dual boot was what I did with
> > Wheezy while it was still Testing (Beta 4 Installer) to see if it
> > would fill my needs.  It did.  And when it went Stable, it became my
> > primary OS.
> >
> No real good reason. I have the time to upgrade now, and in the past 
> I've always migrated whenever 'testing' felt as approaching
> stability. 160 bugs for the next release, which is already a lot less
> than the current release. And, usually, I can solve any issues myself
> (with some google-help).
> Other than that: having newer packages available. "sabnzbdplus"
> already showed some issues that are probably solved in a new release;
> I recently had an issue with darwin calendar server (didn't want to
> communicate anymore with Thunderbird/Lightning, after those got
> upgraded). Also I started using OwnCloud - and I feel better using
> all from the Debian repositories instead of opensuse.org repository.
> And dual-boot is not very convenient for an always-on personal
> headless server :-)

Ah!  Server.  I was thinking a desktop.  However, I wouldn't just
upgrade from an OS that's running fine to one that you don't know what
problems it will present.  But I tend to be overly cautious. ;-)


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