[ubuntu-za] Feisty upgrade problems

Leo Kruger krugerl1 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 10:59:38 BST 2007


Any live CD will work...as long as you get a linux command...and most
basic commands... ;)

No need to edit fstab....we're just mounting it once-off
mkdir /mnt/partition1
mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/partition1

if it doesn't...then just man mount...

On 4/3/07, Chames, Jeremy <JChames at distell.co.za> wrote:
> Thanks Leo. I presume I can use any live CD? (I've got a hoary one lying
> around). Mounting drives in Linux is quite a tricky operation for my
> level of expertise (editing fstab etc). Anyone out there got a fail-safe
> how to for mounting drives using a Live CD?
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Leo Kruger
> Sent: 03 April 2007 09:20 AM
> To: Ubuntu South African Local Community
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-za] Feisty upgrade problems
>
> On 4/3/07, Chames, Jeremy <JChames at distell.co.za> wrote:
> > Recently attempted the upgrade from Edgy to Feisty beta - I went the
> > upgrade manager route (i.e update-manager -d).
> >
> > On reboot everything looks fine, until the very end when I get a
> Warning
> > message about a missing symlink related to a previous kernel and
> failure
> > to load a blacklisted module IPV6. Then nothing.
> >
> > I've got two questions.
> >
> > - Will I be able to recover the upgrade from this state - or do I have
> > to do a clean install?
> >
> > - Any suggestions on how I can recover the data on my hard drive?
> > And no I don't have a back-up (naughty naughty).
>
> Ok, The data recovery might be easy enough...
> Just boot with a live cd/dvd, mount your drives and copy your data to
> wherever...
>
> As for the the upgrade recovery...I have no idea...
>
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
> >
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