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Re: big problem with apt-get / deselect

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On Monday 14 April 2003 02:54, Organ Grinder wrote:
> Hi All,
> I hope someone can help me with a strange problme
> After adding testing to apt sources file to get kernel-source.2.4.20
> which i did not use I removed the testing source from sources file, now
> whenever I use apt-get or deselect i get the following :(
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
>    iproute
> 0 packages upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0  not upgraded.
> Need to get 518kB of archives. After unpacking 837kB will be used.
> Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
> Get:1 http://ftp.uk.debian.org stable/main iproute 20010824-8 [518kB]
> Fetched 518kB in 8s (62.7kB/s)
> (Reading database ... dpkg: error processing
> /var/cache/apt/archives/iproute_20010824-8_i386.deb (--unpack):
>   files list file for package `base-passwd' is missing final newline
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>   /var/cache/apt/archives/iproute_20010824-8_i386.deb
> Processing was halted because there were too many errors.
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> Some errors occurred while unpacking. I'm going to configure the
> packages that were installed. This may result in duplicate errors
> or errors caused by missing dependencies. This is OK, only the errors
> above this message are important. Please fix them and run [I]nstall again
> Press enter to continue.
> A google search did not show anything  helpful from what I found, does
> anyone know why this has happened and how to fix this?
> Many thanks
> 	Organ Grinder

I would test the memory. I have had flakey memory that affected the package 
mangement system more than anything else.
- -- 
Greg Madden
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