feisty -> gutsy upgrade failure
paul at lemmons.name
Sun Oct 21 21:45:12 UTC 2007
D. R. Evans wrote:
> I followed the instruction meticulously:
> 1. Open the Adept Manager by going to KMenu -> System -> Adept Manager
> (Manage Packages)
> 2. In Adept, go to Adept -> Manage Repositories
> 3. Enable the "Recommended updates" and "Pre release updates"
> repository, close and reload
> 4. If your system is up to date, the upgrade wizard will be offered
> after you click "Fetch Updates" via the "Version Upgrade" button, else..
> 1. Press the Full Upgrade button
> 2. Press the Apply Changes button
> 3. Once the packages are installed, exit the Adept Manager (Adept
> -> Quit)
> 4. Repeat the initial steps (1 - 3)
> OK.... I had to do the Full Upgrade/Apply Changes/Quit/Redo steps 1, 2 3.
> So now I press "Version Upgrade" and click through a couple of screens, and
> then I get:
> "Could not verify the integrity of the upgrader application. This program
> will now exit".
> At least this time the failure occurred sufficiently early that I didn't
> end up with an unbootable system. But what could I possibly have done
> wrong? I have been keeping this particular system ruthlessly up to date and
> clean of any non-supported applications. It's about as vanilla as a system
> could possibly be. So how could the upgrade have failed?
You would not happen to be using the Radeon graphics drivers, are you? I
have heard of systems hanging with them. If so, try switching to
non-proprietary ATI drivers. It could be that it is "X" that is hanging.
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