Helping out a local makerspace with the @ubuntu machine they use to drive their vinyl cutter.
After an upgrade the boot would get stuck. Couldn't get into GRUB (I think it misdetected the video card?) nor switch to a text terminal during boot(?). Ended up reinstalling.
In retrospect I think we should use the 'immutable infrastructure' principles here: instead of maintaining and upgrading the machine, generate a new disk from configuration with the new version/configuration. Doesn't work? Just plop in the old disk again while diagnosing what was wrong with the new one. Version control the config.
@raboof Sounds like you're ready for NixOS.
@tokudan jup, I'm a fan!
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