[sf-lug] external usb hard drive

Alex Kleider a_kleider at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 14 22:04:30 PDT 2008

--- Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:

> Yes and no.  
> 1.  You shouldn't try pulling binary packages from testing/unstable
> onto
> a Debian-stable system.  That is a classic error and can screw up
> your
> system very badly. 
> [1] Not to put too fine a point on it, that is one of the biggest
> reasons I included http://www.debianhelp.org/node/8346 in my earlier 
> post -- which among other things would have told you why your
> backports
> approach isn't going to be sufficient in this case.

Thanks for the advice, Rick: I really thought I was close to the 
solution and put off reading the reference in my enthusiasm for 
getting on with solving the problem- bad decision on my part.


a_kleider at yahoo.com

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