xubuntu 6.06 to xubuntu 6.10 what happend!

Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Wed Nov 8 17:01:25 UTC 2006


So if you're familiar with it, how come you got problems :P

Anyway, I'll remove it to prevent it from happening again.

On 11/8/06, Jelle de Jong <jelledejong at powercraft.nl> wrote:
>
> quote from website: The method of apt-get dist-upgrade is still safe for
> those who are familiar with it, the issue is only with the update-manager.
>
> So I used apt-get dist-upgrade, and I am familiar with it :-D gives me
> the impression that it is save to do a upgrade.
>
> PS you are right with the k instead of t there are some spell mistakes.
>
> Vincent wrote:
> > I take it you mean apt-get dist-upgrade, as you multiple times said
> > disk-upgrade (k instead of t).
> >
> > Also, as for the website:
> >
> >     *
> >       *NOTICE:* There have been some issues with upgrading
> >       <
> https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+bug/68027>
> >       to Xubuntu 6.10 from Xubuntu 6.06.
> >       Please review available documentation below before attempting an
> >       upgrade.
> >
> > And
> >
> > Click here for instructions.
> > <
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EdgyUpgrades#head-11721ced054eda7fabc2bb5bce3bbd447d170dac
> >
> > /At the moment, it is not recommend to use this method, as there seem to
> > be problems
> > <https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+bug/68027>
> > with it./
> >
> > /The method of apt-get dist-upgrade
> > <
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EdgyUpgrades#head-0ee455b2d02f220b043c084f09dffb86c1c6bd79
> >
> > is still safe for those who are familiar with it, the issue is only with
> > the update-manager. Please note that you do not need *ubuntu-desktop*,
> > but *xubuntu-desktop*./
> >
> > That does not look like saying it is safe to upgrade to me.
> >
> > On 11/8/06, *Jelle de Jong * <jelledejong at powercraft.nl
> > <mailto:jelledejong at powercraft.nl>> wrote:
> >
> >     Hello,
> >
> >     I thought to day was a good day to migrate form dapper to edgy,
> because
> >     the nice updates in edgy are not available for dapper. And I wanted
> to
> >     do some debugging for edgy.
> >
> >     I am a pretty advanced user of linux and have a lot of program's and
> >     scripts installed.
> >
> >     I first tried edgy on my vmware system and it did work. so i give it
> a
> >     try. I made a dd image for backup if things went wrong.
> >
> >     I want to command line mode so i killed gdm en x
> >
> >     sudo apt-get update
> >     sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop
> >     sudo apt-get disk-upgrade
> >
> >     Then I configured the apt-get sources for edgy.
> >
> >     sudo apt-get update
> >     sudo apt-get disk-upgrade
> >
> >     Here we went. Downloaded a lot of stuff > 1GB and started installing
> >
> >     I noticed that I recieved a lot of errors of these:
> >     "perl: warning please check local settings"
> >     I think this had to do with the fact that te program that sets the
> local
> >     settings was not run yet. later when the this program was run the
> >     warnings disappear. So someone could fix this "bug" by first setting
> >     local language settings for upgrading.
> >
> >     Then it happens the apt-get gives a error and quits
> >
> >     the error was in this package:
> >     anjunta-2.0.2-2ubuntu1_i386.deb
> >
> >     when I retried sudo apt-get disk-upgrade it advised me to run
> apt-get -f
> >     install so I did and it when on. after that i did a apt-get
> disk-upgrade
> >     again and it when further.
> >
> >     I got a warnings that there is something wrong with font gs.defomaline
> >     108. someone could check that.
> >
> >
> >     When apt-get tried to restart mysql after upgrading something it
> hangs i
> >     waited 15 minutes and tryied some key combinations but the pc was
> dead.
> >
> >     I restarted the pc and the default kernel was broken and did not
> start.
> >
> >     I tried another kernel and got it to run single mode with lot of
> errors.
> >     I restarted the apt-get disk-upgrade command
> >
> >     I got a error again and apt-get exits it was a error in the
> >     gtk-engines-eazel.
> >
> >     I concluded that this was not working. and wanted to restore my
> backup
> >
> >     so i tried a dd to restore my image (dd image is stored on another
> >     partion) but after a while the system was hanging again and I had to
> >     restart.
> >
> >     Now grub was totally down it gives me a error 16 code and does
> nothing.
> >
> >     I had not get burned a xubuntu 6.10 cd for a total clean install so
> i
> >     had to go to another pc and burn a alternate disk.
> >
> >     When I tried to load the kernel on the 6.10 alternate cd I got
> error:
> >     apci kernel panic - not syncing.
> >
> >     I can remember this is the same error I got when I tried the a self
> >     compiled kernel, the newest from kernel.org <http://kernel.org>.
> >     There is a bug somewhere
> >     with the new kernels and the via epia en12000 hardware.
> >
> >     I did not get tried to start the kernel with options like pci=noacpi
> and
> >     acpi=off. I will do that another time.
> >
> >     So far edgy experiences are very bad. Could some one please remove
> the
> >     fact from the xubuntu.org <http://xubuntu.org> website that a dapper
> >     to edgy upgrade will go
> >     fine and give only advice for fresh installs.
> >
> >     I have spend a half a day for this and don't feel for making bug
> reports
> >       other than this somebody other than me has to do that.
> >
> >     Hope edgy will improve in the future or do I have to wait 6 months
> for
> >     the next release? Keep up the good work btw.
> >
> >     Best regards,
> >
> >     Jelle
> >
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