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Re: apt database problems?


It seems I must have posted this to the wrong list. Don't suppose
anyone could point me in the right direction?

Many thanks,


On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 02:48:50PM +0100, Simon Young wrote:
> Hi there,
> I have recently installed woody, and everything is going fine except
> for one small problem; I'd like to use LVM (in conjunction with
> reiserfs), but I'm having trouble installing the required packages.
> Under potato, I would have just patched the kernel for lvm and done a
> apt-get install lvm to install the required tools.
> Under woody, it seems I have to apt-get install lvm-common, then
> install one of lvm5, lvm6 or lvm10 - depending on the kernel version.
> I can install lvm-common without a hitch, but the problem comes
> whenever I try and install lvm5. I get this:
> # apt-get install lvm5
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> Package lvm5 has no available version, but exists in the database.
> This typically means that the package was mentioned in a dependency
> and never uploaded, has been obsoleted or is not available with the
> contents of sources.list
> E: Package lvm5 has no installation candidate
> The mirror I am using is www.uk.debian.org
> Does anyone know where I can find the lvm5 package, or why these
> packages are not where they ought to be?
> Many thanks in advance,
> Simon.

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