Error updating to 6 from 5.4


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May 9, 2017

Following the wifi on:

I got error on this step:
For the no-subscription repository see Package Repositories. It can be something like:

sed -i -e 's/stretch/buster/g' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pve-install-repo.list

I got this error:
sed: can't read /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pve-install-repo.list: No such file or directory

Any idea to fix that?

And, im not using Ceph, but anyways, i need to execute this step?
(Ceph only) Replace repositories with ceph repositories
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The 'sed' command simply replaces "stretch" with "buster" in the given file. If it doesn't exist, you can just manually go into your '/etc/apt/sources.list.d' directory and open all existing files to replace "stretch" with "buster". If no files exist, create one using:

echo "deb buster pve-no-subscription" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pve.list

If you're not using Ceph, the "Ceph only" step is not necessary, but it won't hurt to add it - prevents you from forgetting about it if you ever decide to get into Ceph :)
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Is now my files OK and safe for try update the system?

GNU nano 2.7.4                  File: sources.list

deb buster main contrib
deb buster-updates main contrib

# security updates
deb buster/updates main contrib

GNU nano 2.7.4              File: pve-enterprise.list

deb buster pve-enterprise

 GNU nano 2.7.4                    File: pve.list

deb buster pve-no-subscription

GNU nano 2.7.4                 File: pve-test.list

deb buster pvetest
Delete the file "pve-test.list", if you do not want to receive unstable testing updates (if that's what you want then it's fine).

If you do not have an enterprise subscription (there's none linked to your forum profile fwiw), deleting the file "pve-enterprise.list" can prevent some errors and warning from showing up in APT.

pve.list and sources.list look fine.
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Is my update OK?
proxmox-ve: 6.0-2 (running kernel: 5.0.18-1-pve)
pve-manager: 6.0-5 (running version: 6.0-5/f8a710d7)
pve-kernel-5.0: 6.0-6
pve-kernel-helper: 6.0-6
pve-kernel-4.15: 5.4-7
pve-kernel-4.13: 5.2-2
pve-kernel-5.0.18-1-pve: 5.0.18-1
pve-kernel-4.15.18-19-pve: 4.15.18-45
pve-kernel-4.15.18-18-pve: 4.15.18-44
pve-kernel-4.15.18-17-pve: 4.15.18-43
pve-kernel-4.15.18-16-pve: 4.15.18-41
pve-kernel-4.15.18-15-pve: 4.15.18-40
pve-kernel-4.15.18-14-pve: 4.15.18-39
pve-kernel-4.15.18-13-pve: 4.15.18-37
pve-kernel-4.15.18-12-pve: 4.15.18-36
pve-kernel-4.15.18-11-pve: 4.15.18-34
pve-kernel-4.15.18-10-pve: 4.15.18-32
pve-kernel-4.15.18-9-pve: 4.15.18-30
pve-kernel-4.15.18-8-pve: 4.15.18-28
pve-kernel-4.15.18-7-pve: 4.15.18-27
pve-kernel-4.15.18-5-pve: 4.15.18-24
pve-kernel-4.15.18-4-pve: 4.15.18-23
pve-kernel-4.15.18-3-pve: 4.15.18-22
pve-kernel-4.15.18-2-pve: 4.15.18-21
pve-kernel-4.15.18-1-pve: 4.15.18-19
pve-kernel-4.15.17-3-pve: 4.15.17-14
pve-kernel-4.15.17-2-pve: 4.15.17-10
pve-kernel-4.15.17-1-pve: 4.15.17-9
pve-kernel-4.13.16-4-pve: 4.13.16-51
pve-kernel-4.13.16-3-pve: 4.13.16-50
pve-kernel-4.13.16-2-pve: 4.13.16-48
pve-kernel-4.13.16-1-pve: 4.13.16-46
pve-kernel-4.13.13-6-pve: 4.13.13-42
pve-kernel-4.13.13-5-pve: 4.13.13-38
pve-kernel-4.13.13-4-pve: 4.13.13-35
pve-kernel-4.13.13-2-pve: 4.13.13-33
pve-kernel-4.13.13-1-pve: 4.13.13-31
pve-kernel-4.13.8-1-pve: 4.13.8-27
pve-kernel-4.13.4-1-pve: 4.13.4-26
pve-kernel-4.10.17-4-pve: 4.10.17-24
pve-kernel-4.10.17-3-pve: 4.10.17-23
pve-kernel-4.10.17-2-pve: 4.10.17-20
pve-kernel-4.10.17-1-pve: 4.10.17-18
pve-kernel-4.10.11-1-pve: 4.10.11-9
pve-kernel-4.10.8-1-pve: 4.10.8-7
pve-kernel-4.10.1-2-pve: 4.10.1-2
ceph-fuse: 12.2.11+dfsg1-2.1
corosync: 3.0.2-pve2
criu: 3.11-3
glusterfs-client: 5.5-3
ksm-control-daemon: 1.3-1
libjs-extjs: 6.0.1-10
libknet1: 1.10-pve1
libpve-access-control: 6.0-2
libpve-apiclient-perl: 3.0-2
libpve-common-perl: 6.0-3
libpve-guest-common-perl: 3.0-1
libpve-http-server-perl: 3.0-2
libpve-storage-perl: 6.0-6
libqb0: 1.0.5-1
lvm2: 2.03.02-pve3
lxc-pve: 3.1.0-61
lxcfs: 3.0.3-pve60
novnc-pve: 1.0.0-60
proxmox-mini-journalreader: 1.1-1
proxmox-widget-toolkit: 2.0-5
pve-cluster: 6.0-4
pve-container: 3.0-5
pve-docs: 6.0-4
pve-edk2-firmware: 2.20190614-1
pve-firewall: 4.0-6
pve-firmware: 3.0-2
pve-ha-manager: 3.0-2
pve-i18n: 2.0-2
pve-qemu-kvm: 4.0.0-3
pve-xtermjs: 3.13.2-1
qemu-server: 6.0-6
smartmontools: 7.0-pve2
spiceterm: 3.1-1
vncterm: 1.6-1
zfsutils-linux: 0.8.1-pve1

And, is safe to run the "purge-old-kernels"?


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