[PlanetCCRMA] New kernels & alsa drivers

Sampo Savolainen v2@iki.fi
Wed Sep 24 10:49:00 2003

I don't have that kind of space on my system hard drive, and I don't
have to be _that_ safe.

What happens if I download the rpms of the current versions I have
installed, and then install them if something goes wrong? Does rpm whine
about installing older packages? Will it break the apt system?


On Wed, 2003-09-24 at 20:41, Mark Knecht wrote:
> > I'm thinking about upgrading the planetccrma-core and alsa-*. My current
> > configuration is working, but not perfect, and I would like to test if
> > things got better with the new stuff in place. Especially usb and
> > m-audio quattro stuff.
> >
> > The problem is that I need a working configuration. If I would do, an
> > apt-get dist-upgrade, how could I revert back to the previous kernel &
> > drivers? Does the dist-upgrade keep the older kernels installed on my
> > machine, or do I have to "dist-downgrade", how do I do that?
> >
> >
> >  Sampo
> Do you have enough disk space to create a completely separate Planet
> installation? New partitions, new install, totally separate? This is what
> I've done when I want to be very safe. I use the existing grub to boot one
> or the other.
> - Mark