Excellent. Thanks Sven. Should I then install insserv by hand before doing the dist-upgrade then?
On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 5:02 PM, Sven Joachim <email@example.com> wrote:
On 2011-04-27 22:47 +0200, Brad Alexander wrote:
> I just want to make sure this isn't a show stopper before I pull the
> trigger. I have mostly upgraded my daughter's netbook from lenny to squeeze.
> I took the conservative route, cleaning up packages, changing sources.list,
> doing an update and upgrade, upgrading the kernel and udev and rebooting.
> All I have left is the dist-upgrade...
> However, an apt-get -s dist-upgrade showed me repeated
> E: Conf Broken insserv
> messages. Is this a show-stopper or just a nuisance error message?
The latter. *When you actually do the dist-upgrade, it will work (or at
least not hit this particular problem). *The insserv package in squeeze
breaks the lenny sysv-rc package, while the squeeze sysv-rc package
depends on the new insserv -- a kind of dependency loop that requires
temporarily auto-deconfiguring sysv-rc.
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