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Old 05-24-2004, 07:24 PM   #1
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how to use apt to revert to a previous package release?


hi everyone,

i did an "apt-get upgrade" on Debian Sid the other day and it seems to have majorly broken samba (the system hangs on "starting smbd" during boot--no way to get past it except booting into the recovery kernel). what is the best way to go about reverting the an older version of the package? is it possible to restore my old samba config file if that is what the problem is? thanks for your thoughts.

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Old 05-25-2004, 03:36 AM   #2
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On a Sid box that can happen, you can try to use the package from testing repositories instead of unstable.
 
  


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