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Re: apt-get dist-upgrade broken: udev

Em Seg, 2005-09-19 às 13:31 -0400, Brandon Kuczenski escreveu:
> 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.
> A deeply troubling question: why did dist-upgrade break my system in this 
> manner?

I was take the same problem, and the "quick solution" that works for me
was install "manually" with dpkg the new kernel package
(linux-image-2.6.12), and after try to "apt-get dist-upgrade" the udev
install works fine.

Marcos S. Trazzini <mstrazzini@gmail.com>

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