[clug] Migrating from Ubuntu dapper to Debian etch
gnutered at yahoo.com.au
Thu Aug 9 05:51:06 GMT 2007
For kernel reasons (supported vserver kernel, bonus points for Xen too) I want to upgrade a colo box from Ubuntu dapper kernel + userland to Debian etch kernel (+ userland, probably). This is all in the host. The guests happily run a mix of Debian and Ubuntu. The box is AMD64
I aim to try it tonight in a VMware instance, but am tight on time, so am after any heads ups.
Will it work (will it blend)? Anything more tricky than changing the repos and dist-upgrade? We'll be in at the colo, so will have hands on, but want to minimise downtime, risk and callout charges.
All advice gratefully received.
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