Oh. Of course.
«insert joke about caffine—or lack thereof»
The ams drop came up fine.
Because its a settings change a reboot will not initiate the new kernel.
You have to poweroff the server so that it gets synced with the cloud that is in the off state, and then the "boot" command needs to be issued either through the CP or the API.
This will then reinitialize the config of the virtual server and will then load the new kernel.
Setting the deb7-x64 kernel in ams didn’t take.
The settings tab still shows the new kernel, but on reboot /proc/version still shows the old kernel.
Which I suppose is better that actually using it; the ny droplet failed to boot with the deb7-64 kernel.
(The anoying web-only vnc console access made it impossible to copy the panic message.)
We're getting that fixed up today so hopefully new kernels will be displayed there shortly.
When Debian x64 kernel will be available on droplet settings page?
Right now there are just x32 and testing kernels for Debian 7.
Debian7 is now available in all regions.
Debian7 32x is having a couple of issues in AMS which we are getting fixed up, but it should be good everywhere before the end of today.
We apologize for the delay we had to push out image region transfers first before we could import the new distros which was why there was a longer delay in getting the new distros added.
Any update on this?
I've updated my droplet successfully (apt-get dist-upgrade) but the kernel is still 2.6 because of the way digital ocean boots the droplets. (i don't like it -- it feels not really like a full root access)
Basiclly, on your current squeeze, you apt-get update && apt-get upgrade (Only with debian squeeze repo's, not with 3rd party repos).. then apt-get dist-upgrade... Check if you have any broken packages or packages on hold (try: aptitude -> press g on the keyboard and if there's nothing exit with q). then change repo's to wheezy's
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian wheezy main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian wheezy main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ wheezy-updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ wheezy-updates main contrib non-free
deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib non-free
then apt-get update && apt-get upgrade && apt-get dist-upgrade and reboot and you should be on wheezy just fine..
That's how I upgraded 5 of my Debian servers
There's any ETA?
to upgrade safely (after making backups, of course) try:
@Aleksey Martynov: good idea; anyways it will be long process for me :)
Take a snapshot and create another droplet from it. Then update the OS on the freshly created server. If the update is ok, you may swap DNS records and remove/archive the original server.
Now that it is stable - +3
Any idea how to update from 6->7? Doing this normal manual way brake my os.
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