[ubuntu-uk] 12.04 failing for me.
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Thu May 24 15:53:31 UTC 2012
On 24/05/12 16:12, Tyler J. Wagner wrote:
> I think your problem is that it is Linux for Humans, not Linux for
> Tinkerers. :) If you have heavily modified anything, beware of
> upgrades. I love customising, but I've learned to stay close to
> defaults for this reason. I think you have no choice BUT to dig.
> Capturing the kernel panic is good. Also consider sysloging to a
> remote host and see if it turns up anything (but it can't catch a
> panic). I suspect you'll find a reinstall works where an upgrade
> doesn't. I generally rsync most things in / to /home/root.old, then
> install over. Then copy back anything of note.
This is EXACTLY what i was trying to say (though not very well). A
virtually un-customised Ubuntu release upgrades just fine. If folk like
to customise, then do a clean install, because your customisation is not
likely to survive an upgrade anyway.
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