[plug] Two questions about Debian system and upgrading

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Sat Feb 24 09:34:03 WST 2007

On Sat, Feb 24, 2007, Patrick Coleman wrote:
> On 2/24/07, Bret Busby <bret at busby.net> wrote:
> <snip>
> >I wouldn't be game to try kernel building - it would be a bit like
> >giving a primary school kid a screwdriver and a soldering iron, and
> >saying "Now go and rewire that Stealth Bomber"
> Depends on whether you mind if it's broken afterwards :)

Thats why VMWare is pretty awesome (and, I guess, LVM snapshots.)

     screw up
did you take a snapshot?
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  N            Y
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Hah! Backup?   Lucky you - revert, continue


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