Ubuntu upgrade gone bad

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Mon Nov 3 00:45:35 UTC 2008

Mario Vukelic wrote:

> On Sat, 2008-11-01 at 11:23 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> Updating the 8.10 when power dropped. That should not be a problem.
> It can very well be a problem if it happens at the wrong time.

I've never got an upgrade right first time yet - I'm going to this
time :-) - and I guarantee that a power outage at the wrong time can
prevent booting.  It's far from trivial to fix, sometimes.  If it's only a
grub issue, you can install grub off the liveCD, but once a fix took days.

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