updates to 8.04

Verde Denim tdldev at gmail.com
Mon Dec 29 00:42:26 GMT 2008


On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 10:36 AM, Nigel Henry
<cave.dnb2m97pp at aliceadsl.fr>wrote:

> On Sunday 28 December 2008 16:11, Verde Denim wrote:
> > I had a 7.10 server that I brought back online. After seeing apt fail to
> > get any of the feisty links in sources.list (a dist-upgrade didn't work
> > either), I changed the targets in sources.list from feisty to hardy and
> > then ran apt-get update && apt-get upgrade.
> > The upgrade seemed to run ok, but I notice that 40 packages were held
> back,
> > including SSH, apt, dpkg, libsasl, and a number of others.
> >
> > Did I bork my installation?
> > If not, is there a way to install these packges and get the system back
> in
> > sync ?
> >
> > Thanks for your help...
> >
> > Jack
>
> Hi Jack.
>
> It's probably worth running apt-get dist-upgrade again. You may find it
> will
> pull in the held back packages.
>
> Nigel.
>

Nigel -
It appears as though that is working. Not only is it pulling in the orphaned
packages, but it is now upgrading the kernel as well (something that didn't
happen with the first round. Thanks for the reply.

Jack

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