[OT] Onanistic Ocelot?

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 12:45:02 CDT 2011


On 10/14/2011 07:38 PM, Roger Eller wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 12:26 PM, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>
>> On 10/14/2011 04:31 PM, Peter Alcibiades wrote:
>>
>>> Richmond, the answer is Debian.  You cannot do a proper quality job
>>> releasing
>>> new versions as often as they do.  The only way to go is rolling release.
>>>
>>> Peter
>>>
>>>
>>>   So you've said; but I'm bu**ered if I am going to go to all the trouble
>> of going
>> through my heavy personal customisation process with a new distro.
>>
>>
> I would boot from a Live  CD, use the dd command to make a raw image backup
> of the entire drive. Then upgrade. If the upgrade is terrible, simply dd the
> raw image back to the drive and nothing is lost other than the backup and
> restore time.

Thank you so much; I knew nothing about the dd command. That is exactly 
what I shall do.

> ~Roger
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