I was only trying the archboot cd, which wasn't working. Using the newest installer works. Sorry for not trying that first! That's what I get for not labeling discs and just trying them
Thank you again,
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Leonid Isaev
Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2012 3:53 PM
Subject: Re: [arch-general] Upgrading from Don't Panic Fresh Install
On Sun, 15 Jan 2012 21:48:56 +0100
Pierre Schmitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Am 15.01.2012 21:35, schrieb Thomas Misilo:
> > Hello,
> > I was wondering if there are any mirrors out there that still
> > support upgrading from Don't Panic? As it seems the directory
> > structure has changed a lot.
> > Before you ask WTF, I just want to say that this is the only version
> > of the ISO I have found that actually boots the installer and
> > doesn't panic. (Due to only have 256MB of ram)
> > Thanks,
> > Tom
> There is really no easy way to update from such an old system. You
> will run into all kinds of problems. Not only did the repo layout,
> pacman itself or the package compression change. You might also have
> problems running our new packages which require a newer kernel etc..
> In short: It's not worth trying.
> Better: Tell us why the most recent ISO wont work for you. Afaik you
> can even install arch with just 64MB of RAM; even though such a system
> wont be of much use these days.
... or use another distro livecd and install from there (all you need really is latest pacman).
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