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Re: "E: Internal error" apt-get installing sysvinit

On Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 08:21:19PM -0400, Geordie Birch wrote:
> 05:13:15 skid ~ $ sudo apt-get -yu dist-upgrade
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> Calculating Upgrade... Done
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
>   initscripts sysv-rc
> The following packages will be upgraded
>   sysvinit
> 1 packages upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0  not upgraded.
> 1 packages not fully installed or removed.
> Need to get 0B/114kB of archives. After unpacking 36.9kB will be freed.
> E: Internal Error, Could not perform immediate configuration (2) on
> sysvinit

I've heard this erorr can happen when you're trying to install from
badly made CD sets.  You could copy the .debs manually off the cds and
drop them in /var/cache/apt/archives/ and perhaps apt will find them
there.  If not, you'll have to break out dpkg.

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