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Old 01-04-2014, 08:35 PM   #1
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we are booting the system 12.3 - on opensuse 13.1 - confusion


good day dear linux-experts


when booting the opensuse 13.1 i see very very funny things

i see a boot splash that tells

we are booting the system 12.3


why is this so?

what can i do!?

how can i test - if there are any old things are running on my new system!?
is there any command that can help here.



BTW - see the resulst for - cat /etc/os-release

Code:
martin@linux-70ce:~> cat /etc/os-release
NAME=openSUSE
VERSION="13.1 (Bottle)"
VERSION_ID="13.1"
PRETTY_NAME="openSUSE 13.1 (Bottle) (i586)"
ID=opensuse
ANSI_COLOR="0;32"
CPE_NAME="cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1"
BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.opensuse.org"
HOME_URL="https://opensuse.org/"
ID_LIKE="suse"
martin@linux-70ce:~>
well i guess that i was successful in upgrading the system to version 13.1



again how can i test - if there are any old things are running on my new system!?
is there any command that can help here?
 
Old 01-04-2014, 09:07 PM   #2
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You've been told about 15 times now to wipe the system and install 13.1 from scratch, then restore your data from backups. Apparently you did not do that. You will likely be fighting gremlins like this for the life of the system until you finally decide to take our advice and wipe it like you should have done from the start. It's been about two weeks since you first asked about upgrading to 13.1. It would have taken you two hours to wipe and install from scratch, yet here we are still talking about working through problems with the upgrade that everybody suggested you NOT do.

Why do you even bother posting here if you don't listen to anything we say?
 
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:52 PM   #3
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hello - many thx for the reply

i wiped - sure thing

but on a previous (!!!!) updatr i ruan a zypper dub

sooory - again : i followed your advice - and did fresch installs.


but again to the zypper-dub-issue.



done and the upgrade to 13.1,


well it is only the grub editing.

To be precise – well in other words. there is a detail in the grub and put entries in the previous version 12.3 instead of the new. Well i mused bout hand-edit the grub.cfg and change to the new version but I worry about breaking the boot. How I can edit?

Attached is a picture of yast grub configuration, if it would not here to change the version number to update the entries.

http://www.subirimagenes.com/imagen-grub-8761546.html


greetings
say

Last edited by sayhello_to_the_world; 01-05-2014 at 05:06 AM.
 
Old 01-04-2014, 10:16 PM   #4
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If you wiped and installed from scratch, then why are you seeing a 12.3 splash screen during boot? How did you restore from your backup?
 
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Old 01-04-2014, 10:59 PM   #5
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To solve this problem you could simply ignore the splash screen and rest asured you are indeed running 13.1. if that doesnt work for you try to update the grub boot loader by issuing the command
Code:
# grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg
if that doesnt work try to fix it on YaST by changing the text on
YaST > System > Bootloader >Bootloader options (IIRC).

Or like I said earlier, you could just ignore it and be happy.
Good luck to you
 
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Old 01-05-2014, 01:19 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by sayhello_to_the_world View Post
hello - many thx for the reply
i wiped - sure thing but on a previous (!!!!) updatr i ruan a zypper dub
Please spell out your words...and again, YOU DID NOT DO A FRESH INSTALL...you've posted NUMEROUS times that you haven't, done 'dub updates', modified repositories manually, and have partition tables that NO fresh install would ever have.

You have asked for advice, and have ignored it EVERY TIME. Why bother to post the same question over and over, when you aren't going to listen to the answers???
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sooory - again : i followed your advice - and did fresch installs. but again to the zypper-dub-issue. done and the upgrade to 13.1,
...and we're back to "this is NOT A FRESH INSTALL[/B]. If you DID a fresh install to 13.1...WHY WOULD YOU NEED TO DO ANYTHING ELSE, like the zypper-dub-issue????? Installing 13.1 from DVD gets you 13.1..you don't need to do ANYTHING ELSE.
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well it is only the grub editing. To be precise well in other words. there is a detail in the grub and put entries in the previous version 12.3 instead of the new. Well i mused bout hand-edit the grub.cfg and change to the new version but I worry about breaking the boot. How I can edit?

Attached is a picture of yast grub configuration, if it would not here to change the version number to update the entries.
Again, if you actually followed the advice you've been given MANY times, you'd not have this problem. You botched your system, as you were told you would, and now you keep ignoring the advice given to fix it.

To be very, VERY plain:
  • Download the 13.1 ISO image
  • Burn it to DVD or make a bootable USB stick
  • Put it in your system
  • Boot from it
  • FORMAT YOUR HARD DRIVE
  • Install fresh.
  • Restore your data from backups.
Unless you do these things, it's not a 'fresh install'...it's the same messed up system from before, which was caused by ignoring what you were told. Asking us again in other threads on how to 'fix' this, is pointless.
 
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