Debian or Ubuntu?

Phil Sexton philsexton at
Wed May 14 08:42:47 UTC 2008

Steve Lamb wrote:

>     Case in point.  I decided what the heck, 7.10 isn't running the games I
> want to run, let's bump up to 8.04!  Put Hardy into apt's sources.  aptitude
> update. aptitude dist-upgrade.  About an hour and a half later I go to reboot.
>    Pick 2.6.24 out o the list.  Nope, kernel panic, can't load my partitions.
>  Ooook, fall back to 2.6.22 which is what 7.10 had.  The oh-so-unhelpful
> whirling bard of death.  For 5 minutes.
>     7.10 to 8.04, machine unbootable, no clue as to why.  Verdict.  Horrible
> upgrade.  I'm going to have to reinstall just to get my game machine up and
> running again.

I had a kernel panic with 2.6.24-16-rt until I uninstalled an older 

I booted to 2.6.24-16 with no problem, uninstalled 2.6.14, then 
2.6.24-16-rt booted OK.

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