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

Terence Simpson stdin at stdin.me.uk
Fri May 18 22:24:57 BST 2007

Matthew Macdonald-Wallace wrote:
> 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...
> M.

There is a "Rescue" mode on the alternate CD, but you don't actually 
need it. Just use a terminal from the LiveCD session to do it.

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