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> Dist-upgrade Renders Not Bootable, Is this expected?
xamindar
post Aug 19 2008, 10:30 AM
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I just did a dist-upgtrade on my freshly installed debian eabi using the official debian source (so I changed it) and now it is unbootable. It seems to take FOREVER while booting the kernel and then just hangs. It still suspends though if I press the power button. I just don't get any login prompt.

So is it not recomended to do a dist-upgrade? Just install stuff you need and not worry about the versions? Or did I just possibly do something wrong.

Anyone else done this successfully?
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scottlfa
post Aug 29 2008, 08:47 AM
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I would think a dist-upgrade to be a bit risky as there are z specific files we use that are not in the main reps, so changing from one version to another would cause conflicts on numerous levels (just my opinion).
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