[parisc-linux] help!!! apt-get dist-upgrade

Peter Lavender plaven@bigpond.net.au
Tue, 15 Oct 2002 14:48:34 +1000

* Steven Pritchard (steve@silug.org) wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 15, 2002 at 12:27:20PM +1000, Peter Lavender wrote:
> > Now I have ssh'ed back to the box.  How can I basically reconnect to
> > the process and issue the Y to go ahead and complete the upgrade?
> You can't really.  Next time, after you login, run "screen".  Then,
> when something like this happens, use "screen -D -r" to logout the old
> session and reattach it to your current terminal.
Belive it or not, but I usually use screen, however this time I just
logged in a start the apt processes.

> > I'd rather not kill it unless it's safe to do so.
> It should be.  Apt is very good about just picking up where it left
> off on the next run.

Where is what I ended up doing and apt did the irght thing.  Very
encouraging.  :)




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