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Re: Problem with apt-get



On Thu, 22 Apr 2004 13:10:19 -0600
Brad Camroux <bgcamroux@shaw.ca> wrote:
>
> Reading Package Lists... 1%
> Reading Package Lists... 16%
> Reading Package Lists... 32%
> Reading Package Lists... 49%
> Reading Package Lists... 62%
> Reading Package Lists... Error!
> E: Dynamic MMap ran out of room
> E: Error occured while processing pike7.2-pexts-mcrypt (NewPackage)
> E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/
> ftp.debian.org_debian_dists_unstable_main_binary-i386_Packages
> E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
> gandalf:/#
> </snip>
> 
> I have no idea what "Dynamic MMap" is, nor why it's having trouble 
> with pike7.2.  Really, I have no idea why any of this is happening.  
> Does anyone have any ideas for fixing this?

Take a look at

http://catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

with particular attention to the "Before You Ask" section.  This is
in the archives of this mailing list about 1 zillion times, in the
"Common Errors" of the APT Howto (located in the Documentation
section of the Debian webpage), and in a zillion other places on the
web.

Thanks,

-c

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