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Entries Tagged as 'Debian'

LVM Breaks When Upgrading Debian Etch to Lenny 4.x to 5.0

April 28th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Using the standard upgrade proceedures, Debian Etch + LVM will fail to upgrade to Debian Lenny gracefully.  This is due to the kernel modules and is simple to avoid. Before changing apt sources (They should be etch) apt-get update apt-get upgrade reboot if kernel upgrades Now change your apt sources  (Lenny or Stable) apt-get update […]

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Tags: Debian · How Tos · LVM

Debian Key Signing Bug: NO_PUBKEY

September 6th, 2007 · No Comments

There appears to be a bug in Debian’s key signing system. Depending on your apt sources you may run in to packages signed by a key that Debian doesn’t like. Annoyingly, these are Debian-signed packages, but unless you want to fix it, here is a workaround. is a repository signed with F1D53D8C4F368D5D, but Debian […]

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Tags: Debian · How Tos

Debian-based machines and the (initramfs) prompt

August 9th, 2007 · 7 Comments

There are a million pages devoted to initramfs so I won’t go in to what it is, but if you have a Dell 1655 or other machine with serial-attached-SCSI and use Debian or a Debian-derived Linux distribution such as Ubuntu or Kbuntu, you may have run in to an issue booting after installing a kernel […]

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Tags: Debian · grub · How Tos · linux