Raid5 LVM - tips on OS change/upgrade.

Nick Sharp at
Wed Feb 4 14:18:52 CST 2009

Phil said:
>If it were me, I'd just edit /etc/apt/sources.list, change it from the
>ubuntu archive to point it at a debian distro, then 'apt-get
>dselect-upgrade'.  What could go wrong ;-)

We did ponder on this option for a while.. very scary and rollback options
are minimal.. Although its got some wow factor, it seems fraught with danger
and I've read it can leave all sorts of extraneous files around the place
which just makes me feel 'dirty' ;-)

Have you tried it yourself?


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