Re: dpkg segfaults installing locales: [SOLVED]?
I have a problem. While updating, dpkg segfaults while configuring
locales. The error message is:
I ran dpkg -force-all -P locales then aptitude install locales. That
cleared the blockage as I had to answer the config questions again.
Still don't know why it bombed out like that... :(
/usr/sbin/locale-gen: line 41: 6634 Illegal instruction localedef
-i $input -c -f $charset -A /etc/locale.alias $locale
dpkg: error processing locales (--configure):
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 132
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
Ack! Something bad happened while installing packages. Trying to
then it tries again and eventually the whole machine freezes and I
have to hard boot.
I've tried all the variations of install [aptitude, apt-get, dpkg]. I
followed the instructions and ran dpkg --configure -a. I even forced
the removal of locales using dpkg, then reinstalled by aptitude. It
keeps doing this and I have no idea what to do now. With the "illegal
instruction" I can only assume one of the variables isn't getting set.
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