[ubuntu-uk] non-destructive rescue of Feisty?

Matthew Macdonald-Wallace matthew at truthisfreedom.org.uk
Fri May 18 12:19:06 BST 2007

Quoting Leon Barker <leon.barker at gmail.com>:

> On 18/05/07, Matthew Macdonald-Wallace <matthew at truthisfreedom.org.uk> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> It then just sits there.  Is there any way of doing a "chroot
>> /mnt/root /bin/bash" and then running an apt-get dist-upgrade or
>> update in order to resolve this? Obviously I'd need to boot from a
>> live CD, but I'm sure the last time I tried to do this it failed
>> miserably and I had to blat the HDD and start again.
> You are correct. Go into a rescue session with the LiveCD on the boot
> options. It will give you a shell where you can carry on your upgrade.

Can I use an Edgy disk for this? I don't remember there being a  
"Rescue" option on the boot menu...

Matthew Macdonald-Wallace
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Thanet Linux User Group
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