Re: Xorg broken in Lenny
Thanks, Florian. Sorry for the delay in replying.
Florian Kulzer wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 16:03:33 +0100, Chris Lale wrote:
>> Xorg stopped working after a recent dist-upgrade of Lenny (Testing). The problem
>> seems to be that the package xserver-xorg-core will not install. dpkg is unable
>> to create `./usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so'. This does not seem to be mentioned
>> in any bug reports. Here is some of the output:
>> # aptitude install xserver-xorg-core
>> Writing extended state information... Done
>> Can not write log, openpty() failed (/dev/pts not mounted?)
> Are you working in a chroot environment?
No - I'm not using chroot.
>> (Reading database ... 115963 files and directories currently installed.)
>> Preparing to replace xserver-xorg-core 2:220.127.116.11.dfsg-12 (using
>> .../xserver-xorg-core_2%3a1.4.1~git20080517-1_i386.deb) ...
>> Unpacking replacement xserver-xorg-core ...
>> dpkg: error processing
>> unable to create `./usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so': No such file or directory
>> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Check the output of "df -h", maybe one of your partitions is full.
There seems to be plenty of room in the root partition:
# df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda11 28G 9.1G 18G 35% /
tmpfs 443M 0 443M 0% /lib/init/rw
udev 10M 164K 9.9M 2% /dev
tmpfs 443M 0 443M 0% /dev/shm
/dev/hda7 46G 41G 3.1G 94% /home/chris/multimedia
/dev/hdb7 100G 73G 22G 77% /mnt/bkpb2
> If you still have enough space on all relevant partitions then post the
> output of
> ls -ld /usr/lib/xorg/modules /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so
> lsattr -d /usr/lib/xorg/modules /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so
> file /usr/lib/xorg/modules /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so
/usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so does not exist!
# ls -ld /usr/lib/xorg/modules /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so
ls: cannot access /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so: No such file or directory
drwxr-xr-x 8 root root 4096 2008-06-17 11:47 /usr/lib/xorg/modules
# lsattr -d /usr/lib/xorg/modules /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so
lsattr: No such file or directory while trying to stat
# file /usr/lib/xorg/modules /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so
/usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so: ERROR: cannot open
`/usr/lib/xorg/modules/libwfb.so' (No such file or directory)