PS: lucky for me I made a copy of the root partition before the event, when I saw (in zypper’s preamble) that the dup would be a big one. If you guys can’t tell me how to fix this, I can restore Tumbleweed to pre-dup status.
Thanks oldcpu. Between my post and your reply I had more serious trouble with the Tumbleweed-upgraded. I restored nouveau and was able to boot into it but it was really kinky in there. Recall I told you the upgrade required just plain “zypper dup” with all 11.4 repos attached. Apparently it actually downgraded large portions to 11.4 (including the kernel) and other portions were upgraded to the TW repo. The result didn’t work. I wonder if this mailing-list entry explains the strange behaviour:
Title: [opensuse-factory] Problem updating to KDE 4.6.3 on a x86_64 system with Tumbleweed
since May 9th KDE 4.6.3 has been added to tumbleweed.
It seems that the tumbleweed repo data for x86_64 is pointing to the
When I try to update to KDE 4.6.3 on my x86_64 system with zypper I get
the following output:
zypper dup --from Tumbleweed
Loading repository data…
Reading installed packages…
Computing distribution upgrade…
Taking a peek into the repo at