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Re: Problem updating to Buster - gparted effectively MIA




On Tue 09 Oct 2018 at 10:10:50 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:

> On 10/08/2018 10:45 AM, Reco wrote:
> > 	Hi.
> > 
> > On Mon, Oct 08, 2018 at 08:46:21AM -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > It seemed to run OK. The only errors/warnings were related to not being able to reach [http://deb.debian.org/...].
> > > 
> > > It reported:
> > >     "259 packages can be upgraded."
> > > and
> > >     "210 upgraded, 201 newly installed, 0 to remove and 49 not upgraded."
> > > 
> > > What, if anything, does that say about my upgrade from Stretch to Buster?
> > 
> > It was not completed, but it's fixable.
> > 
> > 
> > > I stated by running "script", so I have a log.
> > 
> > 1) First things first.
> > 
> > Install 'screen' utility into stretch.
> > run 'screen' and do everything else there.
> > In case of any trouble (such as network connectivity loss), reestablish
> > your connection and run 'screen -DR'.
> 
> I use a USB connected T-Mobile WiFi Hotspot [WiFi turned off] to access the
> web through the cell network.
> A chroot evidently could not connect to it.
> 
> As the partition had had a functional Stretch install.
> My original attempt to upgrade to Buster had at least partially worked.
> I booted into that partition and did the upgrade.
> It upgraded and it is now running without any apparent problems.

Who would have thought that would have worked?

> If it gives problems I'll just wait for the final release.
> One major reason I use Debian rather than another release is desire to avoid
> hassles of a rolling release. YMMV ;/

You have the menu item for gparted back (the prupose of this thread)?

-- 
Brian.