[PlanetCCRMA] Word of warning re upgrading to RH9

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu Aug 28 14:05:02 2003

> I just upgraded my studio machine from RH8 to 9. It was painful :(

Yuck... sorry to hear that. 

> For some reason the upgrade decided to eat most of my planet kernels, and
> the one remaing working kernel (the one that the upgrade installed) had a
> dodgy ethernet driver that casued my machine to lock hard when it tried to
> bring it up. As I use NFS a lot it was a bit of a diaster.
> Anyway, things are back on track now, I managed to install an old kernel
> from /var/cache/apt and use that to bring up eth0, and now I'm syncing
> with the RH9 planet stuff.
> apt seems to understand whats going on and it replacing basicly everything
> :-/

At least all the packages that were built since I started to append the
redhat version to the release tag (quite a few by now). 

-- Fernando