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Re: apt-get dist-upgrade broken: udev

On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 01:31:47PM -0400, Brandon Kuczenski wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Sep 2005, Tim Hunter wrote:
> >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
> >things.
> >however udev requires that 2.6.12 is running to install
> >
> Okay -- so I need just a little apt-get help.  How do I get apt-get to 
> ignore the broken dependencies long enough to download and install 
> linux-image-2.6.12-.....?  Right now, every time I use apt-get to do 
> something, it tells me that dependencies are broken and advises running 
> 'apt-get -f install', which fails.
How does it fail?  For me, udev installation fails every time I do
anything, but everything else installs okay, before and after its
failure.  I'm not planning on doing anything special to fix it, just
let it keep periodically failing..

Clear skies,

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