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Author: Bruce Perens
To: Wojtek Sawaściuk
CC: Dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] upgrade of abonded Devuan Jessie
I won't ask how you got into this situation :-)

I have a remote site 5 hours drive from my home with no remote hands. I use
PiKVM. See https://pikvm.org/



On Wed, May 3, 2023 at 8:20 AM Wojtek Sawaściuk via Dng <dng@???>

> Hi,
> I have small issue, need to upgrade/keep maintenance of old server which
> has installed on rather outdated Devuan Jessie. Originally it was
> updated from Debian wheezy, it is based on sysinit.
> Problem is, that server was not touched quite long time.. uptime is 2670
> days :) and is located remotely, without remote hands.
> So, my safe plan was to update it first to current Devuan Jessie, reboot
> and check what will blow up, and only after that - dist-upgrade to
> something more recent, one by one.
> But unfortunately, I cannot find anywhere archived Jessie packages, to
> feed them on apt's sources.conf, looks that only Boewoulf is only
> available already.
> I suppose that before try to touch beowulf I should have at least have
> upgrade apt, as when I try to do update on beowulf urls I'm getting
> "W: Ignoring Provides line with DepCompareOp for package " on multiple
> packages.
> Any hints ? Maybe someone know who is mirroring such archives ?
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Bruce Perens K6BP