Re: apt-get dpkg-preconfigure problems
Mark Symonds wrote:
> E: Sub-process /usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure --apt exited unexpectedly
> E: Failure running script /usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure --apt
Set DEBCONF_DEBUG=2 in the environment, export it, reproduce, send me the
> newport:/home/mark# dpkg-reconfigure --priority=medium debconf
> Illegal instruction
> Hopefully someday dpkg-reconfigure will get a little more verbose...
This would tend to indicate that perl got really screwed up and died. I
would tend to suspect a hardware error at a first guess.
I've *never* seen perl do this.
see shy jo