Ubuntu Edgy Upgrade Common Problems With solutions

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We have already discussed how to upgrade ubuntu dapper to edgyeft and some people are complaing after upgrade they had problems related to x server and update problems.I have collected some of the common problems and their solutions from ubuntu forums.

I hope this collection will help for some users to fix their upgrade problems.

After upgrading if you see the following error:

Booting ‘ubuntu, kernel 2.5.17-10-386′
root(hd0,0)
Filesystem type unkown, partition type 0×7
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.17-10-386 root=/dev/evmu/sda3 ro quiet splash

Error 17: Cannot mount selected partition

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Also:

Many people have had problems upgrading to Ubuntu 6.10. Some people have ranted on Slashdot about it, some people grumbled on the Ubuntu lists. On CLUG, some people have documented their problems with solutions on how to fix an upgrade that has gone wrong.

If you do it right, though, upgrades will generally go smooth. Here’s the two best things you can do to have a smooth upgrade:

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