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Re: [SLE] Update 9.0 from 9.1 DVD?
  • From: C Hamel <vgm2@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 May 2004 22:49:48 -0500
  • Message-id: <200405202249.48959.vgm2@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On Thursday 20 May 2004 21:01, dmc wrote:
> On a lark I ran YaST Install and Remove Software from
> my 9.0 notebook with the 9.1 DVD in the drive.
>
> I see lots of updates, some flagged as 9.0, some as 9.1.
>
> I ran Check Dependencies and it said all was OK but I
> worry that many of the updates have 9.0 and 9.1 options
> and that the 9.1 option is frequently checked.
>
> Even though Check Dependencies says everything is OK
> do I need to go through and manually check 9.0 to be
> sure to avoid conflicts?
>
> Given all of the bugs in the 9.1 update and that my
> notebook is "mission critical" when at work I need to
> be careful not to make a big mess!
>
> I am waiting to load 9.1 when I am reasonably confident
> that I can load from the DVD and successfully run the
> updates online and end up with a properly working
> notebook.
>
> --
> Blessings ... dmc
> West Central Florida
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If you're running an external modem you want to be careful of updates on 9.1
(I'm running Personal). Version 9 Pro completely broke the external modem
when updated; version 9.1 only makes it difficult to keep working properly.
I completely reverted my system to out-of-the-box status because of this.
Have not yet determined exactly what update is causing the problem, but I'm
working on it.
- --
...CH
'The Link' Stinks
SuSE Is All U Need
Linux user# 313696
Linux box# 199365
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