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Old 04-16-2007, 09:18 AM   #1
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Sarge to Etch


I just did an upgrade to Etch from the Sarge version and now I am wondering if I really am upgraded.

I followed the various procedures mentioned by others (recently) and all things went well. I first did the /etc/apt/sources.list amendment (sarge to etch) and that
ran aptitude update, and then aptitude dist-upgrade and finally apt-get dist-upgrade.

Everything went well. No problems at all. But I have no idea that I have upgraded, or not?

I ran uname -r and that gave me the kernel: 2.4.27-3-k6.

Anyone please..
 
Old 04-16-2007, 09:27 AM   #2
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cat /etc/debian_version (should say '4.0' for Etch)

running 'apt-get dist-upgrade' after running 'aptitude dist-upgrade' is redundant.

Last edited by lurko; 04-16-2007 at 09:28 AM.
 
Old 04-16-2007, 09:29 AM   #3
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cat /etc/debian_version (should say '4.0' for Etch)

running 'apt-get dist-upgrade' after running 'aptitude dist-upgrade' is redundant.
Thanks for the quick response.

I just ran that query mentioned above - and I get:

lenny/sid

What is this?
 
Old 04-16-2007, 09:34 AM   #4
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Lenny is the new codename for testing - sid is the "unstable" branch. I'm not sure how you got that if you were expecting to be running Etch. Sure your sources.list points to etch or stable and not testing?
 
Old 04-16-2007, 09:38 AM   #5
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Lenny is the new codename for testing - sid is the "unstable" branch. I'm not sure how you got that if you were expecting to be running Etch. Sure your sources.list points to etch or stable and not testing?
Wow. This is something.

Yes - I edited and rechecked my /etc/apt/sources.list file. I replaced 'sarge' with etch and away it went. I further looked just now and I see everything else in the list has 'testing' in the lines all the way down. 'etch' is on the first line but everthing else refers to testing..

Should I change all the 'testing' references to 'etch' ??
 
  


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