Re: Can't upgrade to xserver-xorg, help!
On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 12:09:46 +0300, Emre Sevinc wrote:
> I have tried:
> # dpkg --purge nvidia-glx
> (Reading database ... 128204 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing nvidia-glx ...
> dpkg-divert: rename involves overwriting `/usr/lib/libGL.so.1.2' with
> different file `/usr/lib/nvidia/libGL.so.1.2.xlibmesa', not allowed
> dpkg: error processing nvidia-glx (--purge):
> subprocess post-removal script returned error exit status 2
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> How can I get rid of nvidia-glx package?
You can try
dpkg --force-overwrite-diverted --purge nvidia-glx
but I am almost sure that it will not help in this situation.
(Actually, I think that even --force-all will not make a difference.)
What output do you get for
dpkg-divert --list nvidia*
> I hope once I get past this point I can continue with installing a new
> kernel and xserver-xorg as Andrew Sackville-West suggested, right?
Probably, but there might be some other problems still waiting for you,
for example related to the transition to udev.
Regards, | http://users.icfo.es/Florian.Kulzer