[conspire] Daniel, Rick - Howto ubuntu pull latest kernel into Breezy

Hereon hereon1 at fastmail.us
Sun Jan 22 22:58:16 PST 2006

On Sun, 22 Jan 2006 02:23:20 -0800, "Daniel Gimpelevich" <daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us> said:
> On Sat, 21 Jan 2006 23:01:01 -0800, Hereon wrote:
> > 0) I suspect "take a look at what breaks" is a debugging, or investigating type task, yes? (ie, there's no one place to look & see what's broken, right?)
> What this means is: Try to use your system as you normally would, and
> make
> a note of anything that does not behave the way it should.

Yes - that is what I thought, and would _really_ would like to avoid!
> > 1) Is it possible to investigate fairly easly your system to see what currently installed is from Dapper?  (Maybe some dpkg -l command, grepping for something indicative of dapper?  Could a dpkg -l be done, and then somehow subtract off the lines from a dpkg -l of a normal Breezy system?)
> The easiest method that I've found for this is to temporarily disable the
> dapper line in sources.list, and take a look at what appears in
> synaptic's
> "local or obsolete" packages, but this is not very reliable because

Even though it's not very reliable, if you wouldn't mind taking a look at it I'd appreciate it.  If you find indicators of anything you loaded that wasn't in your last email, I'd appreciate it if you'd let me know. Thanks!

> synaptic relies on /etc/apt/preferences being used in a manner opposite
> to
> what I'm doing. There is very likely a much easier method, but I know not
> what it may be.

If you think of anything, please let me know. :)
> > I certainly could apt-get the packages you mentioned in your last post.  But debugging failed package selections is not something that I'd want to attempt.  Especially if there is a fairly swift way of finding out from your system what the updated packages are. (& thank you again for your help. :) )
> That is why i suggested starting out with only the kernel and udev.

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