The 2nd journey begins… Mandriva 2006 upgrade 2 – Part 4



OK, the urpmi upgrade did not go very well. I got into an unworkable corner with URPMI (segmentation fault on running urpmi). Rather than try to troubleshoot or do anything fancy I’m going to move on to the boot cd and do an ftp install from that. It looked as though things went relatively well up until the restart of urpmi and segmentation fault. The first part of a urpmi upgrade usually upgrades urpmi (and it’s dependencies) itself. Then a restart of urpmi happens and it churns on to the next stage.


That much said if there have been gcc upgrades since 10.1 (I haven’t really paid attention) that might explain the segmentation fault. GCC (compiler) upgrades seem to break binary compatibility sometimes in odd ways. That’s one of the real frustrations I’ve run into with distribution upgrades under linux.

Hopefully the gui installer will leave me with a good workable system to make sure everything else gets upgraded. It seems to be going pretty well as I type this. It’s also looking like a quick update (only from main instead of main+contrib?) I may have quite a bit of upgrading to do once the installer finishes.

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