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vdvm 8th September 2006 14:28

upgrade a vserver kernel
 
Hi,

I have an ubuntu 6.06 LTS server installation with linux-vserver ( linux-image-2.6.15-26-amd64-k8 ) and 3 vservers (Debian) installed. I did not compile the kernel myself, i've used apt-get.

When i want to upgrade i get the following:

<pre>
The following packages have been kept back:
linux-image-amd64-server
The following packages will be upgraded:
base-files bind9-host dnsutils gnupg libbind9-0 libdns21 libisc11 libisccc0 libisccfg1 libkrb53 liblwres9 libssl0.9.8 linux-amd64-server linux-image-2.6.15-26-amd64-k8 login openssl passwd ubuntu-minimal ubuntu-standard util-vserver
</pre>

Is it safe to upgrade? I see there is a kernel file.
I don't want my 3 vservers to have downtime. Or minimal downtime.

Please help, thank you.

If you need more information, please ask.

falko 9th September 2006 15:36

Quote:

Originally Posted by vdvm
Is it safe to upgrade?

It's always a trial and error thing... :( If you want to go sure, make an image of your system that you can restore if something goes wrong: http://www.howtoforge.com/howto_linux_systemimager
http://www.howtoforge.com/dedicated_...e_systemimager

vdvm 10th September 2006 14:46

Thank you for your reply.
I've also asked in the ubuntu forum. They say it's safe by the looks of it.
I hope so...
http://ubuntuforums.org/newreply.php...te=1&p=1478446


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