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Bug#419481: libc6 fails to upgrade on AMD64 X2



On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 01:28:29AM +0200, Manuel wrote:
> Package: libc6
> Version: 2.5-2
> Severity: critical
> Justification: breaks the whole system
> 
> Trying to install the latest libc6 (2.5) I got the following error:
> 
> (Reading database ... 276412 files and directories currently installed.)
> Preparing to replace libc6 2.5-2 (using libc6_2.5-2_amd64.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement libc6 ...
> dpkg: error processing libc6_2.5-2_amd64.deb (--install):
>  dpkg: warning - old post-removal script killed by signal (Segmentation fault)
> 
> dpkg: error while cleaning up:
>  subprocess pre-installation script killed by signal (Segmentation fault)
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  libc6_2.5-2_amd64.deb
> 
> Actually, the kernel also complains with the following messages:
> 
> libc6.postrm[22812] general protection rip:2ba04325e395 rsp:7fff67980250 error:0
> libc6.preinst[22813] general protection rip:2af3d0932395 rsp:7fffda2a9b80 error:0


  well, was it the error the first time you tried to install ? it says
you are using a 2.6.21-rc6 kernel, does it segfaults with a debian
kernel (such as 2.6.18 or .20) as well ?

  Do you run selinux or any particular stuff ?

  could you give your /etc/nsswitch.conf please ?

TIA
-- 
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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