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    Default Question regarding updating BackTrack to 2.6.34

    Greeting everybody,

    As per to the instructions from the blog

    Updating BackTrack to 2.6.34

    first command worked fine with me
    Code:
    apt-get update
    however at second command
    Code:
    apt-get dist-upgade
    I choosed Y to upgrade but it cause the following:

    Blue Screen appears: Package Configuration, Configuring Linux-image-2.6.34 with the following note:

    Code:
    You are attempting to install a kernel image (version 2.6.34) However, the directory /lib/modules/2.6.34/kernel still exists.  If this directory belongs to a previous linux-image-2.6.34 package, and if you have deselected some modules, or installed standalone modules packages,  this could be bad.
    
     If /lib/modules/2.6.34/kernel belongs to a old install of                 
     linux-image-2.6.34, then this is your last chance to abort the           
     installation of this kernel image (nothing has been changed yet).         
                                                                               
     If you know what you are doing, and if you feel that this image should    
     be installed despite this anomaly, Please answer n to the question.       
     Otherwise, I suggest you move /lib/modules/2.6.34/kernel out of the way,  perhaps to /lib/modules/2.6.34.kernel.old or something, and then try re-installing this image.
    Please advice

    Regards,

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    Default Re: Question regarding updating BackTrack to 2.6.34

    Yes, I received the same message when upgrading the kernel on a number of my BackTrack 4 installs. Have a read of the message and tell me if you think it indicates a genuine problem and what option you think you should choose?
    Capitalisation is important. It's the difference between "Helping your brother Jack off a horse" and "Helping your brother jack off a horse".

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    Default Re: Question regarding updating BackTrack to 2.6.34

    Wow the answer to the question is even in the guide the OP is following.
    To be successful here you should read all of the following.
    ForumRules
    ForumFAQ
    If you are new to Back|Track
    Back|Track Wiki
    Failure to do so will probably get your threads deleted or worse.

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    Default Re: Question regarding updating BackTrack to 2.6.34

    Greeting,

    Thanks for the replay.

    I just want to add an info:

    command
    Code:
    uname -a
    will output the following:

    Code:
    Linux bt 2.6.30.9 #1 SMP Wed Jul 14 06:05:50 AST 2010 i686 GNU/Linux
    for the info in the blue screen, id does not give you any option, it just keep on displaying until you end the session.


    Dear lupin,
    Were you able to fix this problem when you encounter it before? if yes, please advice.

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    Default SOLVED Re: Question regarding updating BackTrack to 2.6.34

    Gentlemen,

    I found out my problem, it seems that when I was receiving the blue screen, I was quitting the session assuming that there no point after that, but when I notice the ok button at the end of the message, I pressed it, and I was promoted to stop the installation, I answer No to that in order to continue the installation. after that everything seems to be working fine.

    Thank you all for your time and your support,

    Regards,

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