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Bug#395110: linux-image-2.6.18-1-powerpc: uninstallable

On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 01:13:20PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> Same problem here:
> mac:~# apt-get install linux-image-2.6-powerpc
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> linux-image-2.6-powerpc is already the newest version.
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> 2 not fully installed or removed.
> Need to get 0B of archives.
> After unpacking 0B of additional disk space will be used.
> Setting up linux-image-2.6.18-1-powerpc (2.6.18-3) ...
> Running depmod.
> Finding valid ramdisk creators.
> Using mkinitramfs-kpkg to build the ramdisk.
> Missing Required paramater 'Old' at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-image-2.6.18-1-powerpc.postinst line 393.
> dpkg: error processing linux-image-2.6.18-1-powerpc (--configure):
>  subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
> dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-image-2.6-powerpc:
>  linux-image-2.6-powerpc depends on linux-image-2.6.18-1-powerpc; however:
>   Package linux-image-2.6.18-1-powerpc is not configured yet.
> dpkg: error processing linux-image-2.6-powerpc (--configure):
>  dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  linux-image-2.6.18-1-powerpc
>  linux-image-2.6-powerpc
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> I'm surprised that it's only reported once, but I'm glad to see it's
> already reported...

Yeah, but it is a kernel-package issue, and Manoj made some haughty comment
when i re-assigned it to kernel-package, that he was glad that he didn't see
already closed bugs.

Manoj is blacklisting me anyway, so it would be useful for someone else (you
maybe), to follow up on bugs like this one, maybe he does also ignore the bug
just because i am affected by it, or something else so unproffesional. I
already pinged him twice on irc about this, and redirected the bug to


Sven Luther

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