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Re: apt-get upgrade dies badly ...

On Thu 28 Oct 1999, Jean-Paul Blaquiere wrote:
> Preparing to replace libc6.1 2.1.2-5.0.1 (using .../base/libc6.1_2.1.2-6.deb)
> Unpacking replacement libc6.1 ...
> dpkg: warning - old post-removal script killed by signal (Illegal instruction)

Ouch. Perhaps that libc6.1 is compiled for some exotic Alpha CPU?
What system do you have?

> so i have a broken libc6.1  :(
> options?

Hmm, boot from the rescue & root floppies, mount your root fs, and copy
the libc over from the floppy?

That reminds me, how are we going to work with libc6 and boot floppies?
Currently libc6 is many times larger than a floppy, if my understanding
is correct...

Paul Slootman
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