[Techtalk] upgrading debian

Gina Lanik geekgrrl at geekgrrl.priv.at
Thu Aug 23 14:12:08 UTC 2007

On 2007-08-23 02:39, Maria McKinley wrote:
> I upgraded my kernel from 2.4 to 2.6. If I boot into 2.6, networking 
> does not work. I have tried all sorts of things to get it to work 
> (mostly making various changes to /etc/network/interfaces), but can't do 
> it. I've been wanting to move from main to testing for a while, so I 
> thought maybe doing a dist-upgrade would solve the problem. Of course, I 
> can only do this when I am booted into the 2.4 kernel. When I try to do 
> it, apt-get wants to remove the 2.4 kernel, which I'm not ready to do. 
> So now I am stuck, and not sure what to do. Ideas?

Does your machine have multiple network interfaces? If yes it might be
an issue with udev and persistent-net.rules?

HTH & cheers,

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