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Re: Loss of accounts with f11 update



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On 04/04/2009 09:29 AM, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 04, 2009 at 07:47:26 -0500,
>   Mike Chambers <mike miketc net> wrote:
>> I ran into this during the middle of devel between alpha and beta.  What
>> I found out, was  when doing any kind of major update like above, just
>> boot into run level 3 first and then run the upgrade.  That way X or
>> anything else doesn't try to restart or anything and interrupt the
>> update and cause problems like you experienced.
> 
> Other options for when things are really hosed are to try booting to run
> level 1 or using a rescue disk / image to boot.
> 

For me, I had done an clean install of the Beta, it worked and then I
did an upgrade via PackageKit and the machine crashed during the upgrade
and then I was left with a locked down system. So I followed the normal
process. I realize this is a beta, but that is a pretty serious issue.

Kevin

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