Re: Some more pre-2.0 input

Matthew Kramer (
Tue, 14 May 1996 09:34:21 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 13 May 1996, Hartmut Niemann wrote:

> Bottom line: If 2.0 is released, there _must_ be clear guidelines how to
> upgrade from any known and widespread linux version and patch level.
> And if "backup, reformat, reinstall, restore" is the way to go,
> say it! With a tape, this can be done in a day, more or less unsupervised.
> Replacing all the necessary packages by hand is - at least - time-consuming.

Try reading /usr/src/linux/Documentation/Changes in the newer kernels