8.04 to 10.04 dist upgrade

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Sun Aug 29 22:59:19 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-08-29 at 15:21 -0700, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 10:53:54AM -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>                  .........snip.........
> > 
> >      I have never tried to upgrade from 8.04LTS to 10.04LTS, and I have 
> > never seen an email on this list saying it went fine with no problems. 
> > Most that I have seen were people who had serious problems and wind up 
> > loading 10.04LTS from a LiveCD.
> > 
> > 
> >      So please if you had no serious problems upgrading, please let this 
> > list know. Thank You!
> You will never again be able to say:
> "I have never seen an email on this list saying it went fine with no
> problems"
> I did it and it went flawlessly. 

Someone must have been VERY diligent moving or removing config files in
the users home directory and /etc. I would have thought/expected it
would blown to blooming smithereens. 

Good job, then! I certainly stand corrected. I fervently hope this
becomes the norm. But, it will remain my personal preference to
re-format, install clean and then restore backup data for anything I
considered 'mission critical". That's just me from my personal
experience. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
Linux user# 44256 

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