Upgrade from 6.06 LTS to 10.04 LTS

Chris G cl at isbd.net
Thu Jul 21 20:38:49 UTC 2011


On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 04:27:13PM -0400, Dustin Schuemann wrote:
>    These are production servers.

How does that make any difference?  They're going to be off line for
quite some time however you upgrade.  Going from 6.x to 8.x to 10.x
piecemeal is going to take just about as long as biting the bullet and
doing a clean install and trasferring the configuration.

>    On Jul 21, 2011 4:16 PM, "Ric Moore" <[1]wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:
>    >
>    > On Thu, 2011-07-21 at 08:02 -0400, Dustin Schuemann wrote:
>    > >
>    > >
>    > > On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 8:58 PM, NoOp <[2]glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>    > >         On 07/20/2011 05:35 PM, Dustin Schuemann wrote:
>    > >         > Dapper has been fully upgraded. Here is what is in my
>    > >         sources.list.
>    >
>    > I think you might be better served by doing a backup of important files
>    > and installing 10.4 fresh. Really, it doesn't hurt that much. I'm
>    > talking about 2 levels of improved disk filesystem organization since
>    > that old wheeze. Surely one would not want to just merely upgrade with
>    > all of that old cruft intact? Let your system open itself up to breathe
>    > fresh air! You'll have a new machine on your hands, raring to go. It
>    > will be grateful not be flogged like an old horse. :) Ric

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Chris Green




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