There is something called premonition, luck or even divine providence. Call it what you like or even all three. But why? Because as I was updating my desktop it froze and I had to do a hard shut down.
Now, I got a chance to use your/eugen-b's suggestion but had to modify nano to mousepad as I used an old ISO. This caused a:
Failed to synchronize all databases.
So a quick search and I found this solution:
But after this I got: Errors occurred No packages were upgraded when the system was loading files. So, once again a search and this:
I seem to think when I came across this a while back I searched, found nothing, gave up and did a
pacman -Scc and it was fine…by jonathon
Did a fresh download but the upgrade is failing because systemd is corrupted.
Cannot upload whole file but uploading final error.
With you three Musketeers around I have conquered fear but now tell me where do I go from here because I cannot remove or replace corrupted systemd.