[clug] Dist-upgrade woes - was Re: Advice request on upgrade to Debian Squeez local mirrors?

David Schoen neerolyte at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 13:24:00 MDT 2011

On 24 March 2011 05:44, Felix Karpfen <felix.karpfen at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I was asked (by apt-get dist-upgrade) to insert my first DVD into the
> disk drive, /cdrom worked - because it pointed to /dev/hdc.
> By the time the dist-upgrades on the first DVD were completed, the drive
> was renamed (according to the "mount" command) /dev/sr0. And /dev/sr0
> does not have a mount point.

At this point can you just symlink the devs "ln -s /dev/sr0 /dev/hdc"
and attempt to resume the installer? At least until the install
manages to complete.


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