SOLVED Re: Still trying to get to 1680x1050 WAS: Upgrade to 8.04 stuck in 800x600
fmccormick at videotron.ca
Wed Oct 22 01:52:44 UTC 2008
Derek Broughton wrote:
> Aargh!!!! Knode has crashed twice while I try to respond to this...
> NoOp wrote:
>> On 10/21/2008 01:01 PM, Frank McCormick wrote:
>>> See my response to noop - what would cause my system to not be able to
>>> find the package ?
> The urls pointing to gulus.usherbrooke.ca are highly suspect. I thought the
> upgrader always used the "canonical" (pun completely intentional) urls -
> ie, pointing to "xx.archive.ubuntu.com" where xx is a country code.
> When I naively believed that a ca address would be more efficient for my
> needs, I'm pretty sure ca.archive.ubuntu.com was pointing to a usherbrooke
> host, but it was highly unreliable (and others here noted that too). But
> it appears that mirror has moved, and ca.archive.ubuntu.com now points to
> leningradskaya.canonical.com - so naturally if you're finding anything, it
> isn't official.
>>> This is my sources list as generated by the upgrade procedure.
>> You have multiple sources still to gutsy enabled.
> Not that I can see - everything points to "gulus", but hardy, not gutsy
> (except for the commented "# deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 7.10 _Gutsy Gibbon_ " for
> the cd)
So what would you suggest as a mirror? usherbrooke is blazingly fast if
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