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Re: apt-get dist-upgrade broken: udev

Brandon Kuczenski said:
> Last night I was brave and attempted an apt-get dist-upgrade before I went
> to sleep.  When I woke up this morning, the program had exited on an
> error.
> The error was in installing udev_0.068-2_i386.deb -- it complained that it
> needed a kernel >= 2.6.12 to install, and promptly quit.  I assume that
> the specified kernel is part of the dist-upgrade, but I cannot find a
> kernel-image-2.6.1[2-9] debfile in my /var/cache/apt/archive directory.

new kernels are part of the linux-image package, that should take care of
however udev requires that 2.6.12 is running to install

> I did find kernel-package_9.007_all.deb and installed it (with dpkg), but
> it doesn't look like it provided a new kernel (my grub menu has not been
> modified).
> apt-get -f install chokes on the same error with udev, as does dkpg -i
> --force-depends udev.... .
> I'm currently running in single-user mode, and hence my productivity is as
> if I were only one person.  Please assist!
> -Brandon
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