Re: [LAU] Upgrading (was Re: Ardour and xrun markers)

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Date: Tuesday, January 4, 2011 - 3:35 pm

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On Tuesday 04 January 2011 15:25:08 S C Rigler wrote:

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While I do encounter the odd failure in updates every now and then, the num=
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of catastrophic failures (possibly resulting in data-loss) has been zero wi=
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SuSE, Gentoo and ubuntu (*). The hours spent getting watching one system to=
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upgrade while working with another where much better used then the hours sp=
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setting up a new system with all the small quirks and settings to re-create=
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needed working environment.

My advice: If there is a supported upgrade-path for your distribution, use =
it.

Have fun,

Arnold

(*) My only data-loss was from gentoo to ubuntu where I tried to be smarter=
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then some system-tools, messed around with the partition-table and fucked u=
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big time. Thanks to backups and version-control-systems only un-important m=
ail=20
was lost. And some time after I deleted direct copies of the disk-space=20
concerned I learned about testdisk which would have helped in that case too=
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[LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, lanas, (Mon Jan 3, 10:30 pm)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, Jörn Nettingsmeier, (Tue Jan 4, 11:23 pm)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, lanas, (Wed Jan 5, 12:40 am)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, Jörn Nettingsmeier, (Wed Jan 5, 11:34 am)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, lanas, (Wed Jan 5, 12:16 pm)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, Ng Oon-Ee, (Wed Jan 5, 3:25 pm)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, , (Wed Jan 5, 2:20 pm)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, Fabio, (Wed Jan 5, 2:30 pm)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, , (Wed Jan 5, 11:12 pm)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, lanas, (Wed Jan 5, 12:19 pm)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, Fabio, (Wed Jan 5, 11:49 am)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, Arnold Krille, (Wed Jan 5, 1:20 pm)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, Paul Davis, (Tue Jan 4, 12:46 am)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, lanas, (Tue Jan 4, 1:16 am)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, Jörn Nettingsmeier, (Tue Jan 4, 11:28 pm)
[LAU] Upgrading (was Re: Ardour and xrun markers), Peder Hedlund, (Tue Jan 4, 1:17 pm)
Re: [LAU] Upgrading (was Re: Ardour and xrun markers), Josh Lawrence, (Fri Jan 7, 7:27 pm)
Re: [LAU] Upgrading (was Re: Ardour and xrun markers), Raffaele Morelli, (Wed Jan 5, 12:30 pm)
Re: [LAU] Upgrading (was Re: Ardour and xrun markers), Jörn Nettingsmeier, (Wed Jan 5, 11:27 am)
Re: [LAU] Upgrading (was Re: Ardour and xrun markers), Arnold Krille, (Tue Jan 4, 3:35 pm)
Re: [LAU] Upgrading (was Re: Ardour and xrun markers), Arnold Krille, (Tue Jan 4, 6:40 pm)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, Hartmut Noack, (Tue Jan 4, 8:47 am)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, Orcan Ogetbil, (Tue Jan 4, 2:01 am)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, , (Tue Jan 4, 1:54 am)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, Harry Van Haaren, (Mon Jan 3, 10:46 pm)
Re: [LAU] Ardour and xrun markers, lanas, (Tue Jan 4, 1:19 am)