Updated Ubuntu now cannot login

L7 Applicator

Hi @Sly_Cooper,

you can update MineMeld instance using a standard Ubuntu mechanism, this will bring your Ubuntu to 14.04.5:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

DO NOT USE "do-release-upgrade -d". It would upgrade your instance to Ubuntu 16.04 and this is not supported yet.


Before the upgrade I do a backup of current config and data:

$ sudo service minemeld stop
$ sudo tar -cvzf minemeld-backup.tar.gz /opt/minemeld/local
$ sudo service minemeld start

In case of errors, to restore in a new instance:

$ sudo service minemeld stop
$ cd /
$ sudo -u minemeld tar -xvzf minemeld-backup.tar.gz
$ sudo service minemeld start
L1 Bithead

How would you go about doing that, if you can't log in?  I'm having the same issue.  I haven't logged in to the CLI lately, and now it's not letting me in at all.  I'm also unable to log in in single user mode.  

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