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Re: dpkg segfaults

On 18 Oct 2002, Adam Stewart Edgar wrote:

> Ok at this point I have realized that dpkg dies when reading
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/python2.2-optik.list.  Oddly enough whenever I try to
> read that file I get a segfault.  Even touch will segfault.  That
> perplexes me quite a bit.  This seems to be either a kernel problem or a
> filesystem problem.  Next I will check the file system (fsck) and if
> thats not it, I will be at a loss.  Has anyone seen anything like this?

Yeah, if other programs can't read that file, then it can't be dpkg's fault.

Anything in dmesg?

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