Re: error upgrading libc6-dev on sparc
On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 04:06:31PM +0100, Tomas Berndtsson wrote:
> Ben Collins <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Thu, Jan 11, 2001 at 01:56:23AM -0700, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:
> > > > I got this on my sparc, but I'm not sure if it's a sparc only
> > > > problem. When upgrading to recent unstable, using apt, it got to
> > > > unpacking libc6-dev, where dpkg died with a Bus error. I'm not sure
> > > > whether this is a bug in libc6-dev or in dpkg, so I don't know which
> > > > package to bug report, which is why I'm sending it here.
> > >
> > > [...]
> > >
> > > > This leaved libc6-dev in a not properly installed state, so I can't
> > > > upgrade or install other things either. At least not with apt-get.
> > >
> > > same problem here...but I thought it was me. :)
> > Well a SIGBUS is not a problem in the package, it is either dpkg, or
> > your computer's fault. Possibly libc6's fault, but I doubt it.
> > Can you two provide me more info on your systems? libc6 version, kernel
> > version, CPU type (sun4m, sun4u, sun4c, etc...). Are these Debian
> > compiled kernels, or self-compiled?
> dpkg 188.8.131.52
> libc6 2.2-8 (error came when trying to upgrading to 2.2-10)
> kernel 2.4.0-test11 (self compiled, plain release, no extra patches)
> Machine is an SS5 (sun4m)
You're getting Unimplemented syscalls on a 2.4.0-test11 kernel!?! Or is
it just a SIGBUS? If it's a SIGBUS, then I blame the kernel, since I
know for sure that 2.4.0-test11 was not entirely stable on sparc32,
especially if it was a stock source (and not from vger CVS).
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