[SATLUG] For the bleeding edge....

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Mar 14 11:02:26 CDT 2009


Dennis Myhand wrote:
> Richard Suberg wrote:
>> For those that live on the bleeding edge, how do you easily upgrade 
>> from one
>> version to another in the same flavor?  Ie ubuntu 8.10 -> 9.04 without
>> having to reload the entire system, as in do it within the system itself.

> Oh yes, do be careful, no gaurantees implied, and your milage may vary. 
>  Peace, Dennis

Yes, there may be problems.  For instance, I use both Nvidia and VMWare.  I have 
to rebuild the drivers manually every time I upgrade the kernel.  I doubt any 
distro handles proprietary drivers automatically.   I could be wrong though.

   -- Bruce



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