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Re: upgrade to hurd_20050513-4 trouble

On Friday 16 September 2005 12:52, Michael Banck wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 10:59:12AM -0600, Donald A. Syvanen wrote:
> > I just reinstalled my K9 set of 4 CDs and I wish to upgrade to a system
> > using hurd_20050513-4 to forgo the 'console -d vga -d pc_kbd
> > --repeat=kbd....' in order to get virtual consoles.  However, it seems I
> > got into a redundant never-ending-circle, in that hurd_20050513-4 depends
> > on libc0.3 >= 2.3.2.ds1-21 and libc0.3 depends on hurd_2001* and the
> > system does not know what that I am running hurd_2005*.
> Can you please quote the exact error message, as both Dependencies seem
> fulfilled (you should really have at least libc0.3_2.3.2.ds1-21 and
> hurd_2001* installed all the time)
After 'dpkg -i hurd_20050513-4_hurd-i386.deb,' the results follow:

dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of hurd
hurd depends on libc0.3 (>= 2.3.2-ds1-21) however:
Package libc0.3 is not configured yet.
hurd depends on libncursesw (>=5.4-5)
 ....5=5.4-4 is installed

That is after I tried a few times to install libc0.3 and libncursesw.

After 'dpkg -i libc0.3_2.3.5-6_hurd-i386.deb' the following appear:

libc0.3 depends on hurd (>=20010718-1) however:
Package hurd is not configured yet.

I tried libncursesw and the reply is similar to the hurd results: libc0.3 in 
not configured yet.

The K9 CDs have hurd_20050507-1 don't they?  The 'dpkg -i libc0.3...' should 
see that I believe.  Apparently, I did something wrong on hurd installation.

I may need to start from scratch again now too, when I rebooted to go back to 
my Sarge partition to send an email, fsck with Sarge said the hurd partition 
had many problems.  Last time, the /hurd/ext2fs.static was destroyed and I 
reinstalled it all to get a hurd boot.

Send help if you can.  Thanks,

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