Re: apt-get dist-upgrade problem
Unfortunatly, I think you are right :(.
This machine turns out to have had some exploitable stuff on it, which was what
I was trying to upgrade...
Quoting Brad Lay <email@example.com>:
> First thing I would be doing is apt-get install chkrootkit - I had a
> machine do this exact same problem. I found it had been rootkitted. YMMV.
> It could be something else but I'd check anyway.
> Brad Lay
> On Wed, 2 Apr 2003, Roger Ward wrote:
> > I have a wierd error from when I tried to upgrade a system from
> stable/woody (a
> > few sarge packages like snort) to SID.
> > I understand SID is a bit unstable (thus Still in Development)...
> > Any ideas what could be causing /usr/bin/du to be undeletable? I can't
> write a C
> > program to delete it, I can't delete it by hand, etc.. I can't even move it
> to a
> > different file (which i normally can do if a process has a lock on a file
> > Any suggestions appriciated. PLEASE CC: me on all replies!
> > Thanks,
> > Roger
> > ----------------------
> > # apt-get dist-upgrade
> > Reading Package Lists... Done
> > Building Dependency Tree... Done
> > Calculating Upgrade... Done
> > The following NEW packages will be installed:
> > cpp-3.2 dictionaries-common g++-3.2 gcc-3.2 gcc-3.2-base gettext
> > libasn1-6-heimdal libcomerr1-kerberos4kth libdb4.1 libdns8 libgd2-noxpm
> > libgd2-noxpm-dev libglib2.0-0 libidn9 libkrb-1-kerberos4kth
> > libpaper-utils libpaper1 libpcap0.7 libperl5.8 libpng12-0
> > libpng3 libpq3 libroken16-kerberos4kth libsnmp5 libssl0.9.7 libstdc++5
> > libstdc++5-dev po-debconf python2.2 python2.2-optik
> > The following packages have been kept back
> > w3m
> > 165 packages upgraded, 31 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not
> > 7 packages not fully installed or removed.
> > Need to get 0B/97.3MB of archives. After unpacking 76.5MB will be used.
> > Do you want to continue? [Y/n]
> > Preconfiguring packages ...
> > (Reading database ... 27942 files and directories currently installed.)
> > Preparing to replace coreutils 4.5.2-1 (using
> .../coreutils_4.5.10-1_i386.deb) ...
> > Unpacking replacement coreutils ...
> > Replacing files in old package debianutils ...
> > dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/coreutils_4.5.10-1_i386.deb
> > (--unpack):
> > unable to make backup link of `./usr/bin/du' before installing new
> > Operation not permitted
> > dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> > Errors were encountered while processing:
> > /var/cache/apt/archives/coreutils_4.5.10-1_i386.deb
> > E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
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