8.04 to 10.04 dist upgrade

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Mon Aug 30 07:03:37 UTC 2010

On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 06:59:19PM -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
> 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:
> > > 
> > >      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.

Hate to burst the bubble but I did nothing......hit the button and went
away.....on a laptop *and* a desktop.
> 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

The only reason I upgraded instead of reinstalled was to retain grub

Bob Holtzman
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