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Re: Running apt*, help needed

Dennis Wicks wrote:
> All info was given in previous posts. To reiterate, Debian 5.0,
> intel 32 bit 2 machines, identical, one works, one doesn't, gets
> segmentation faults and/or relocation error on every command.
> Mounted "bad" root on "good" machine, tried to do dpkg -i to install
> libraries for apt but get segmentation fault. What next??

Mike Bird is having email blockage.  He will be able to read your
reply but is not able to post at this time.  He asked me to pass this
information along to you concerning your problem.

  Subject: Re: Running apt*, help needed
  Date: Tue December 6 2011, 13:09:49
  From: Mike Bird <mgb-debian@yosemite.net>
  To: debian-user@lists.debian.org

  On Sun December 4 2011 17:13:38 Dennis Wicks wrote:
  > Is there any way to run apt or dpkg, etc. so I can install
  > programs/pkgs on a different system than I am running on?
  > I can't run anything on the other system right now, but I
  > can mount the disks on a machine that is running OK.

  You might have better luck with "dpkg --root=..." (see man dpkg)
  rather than chroot.

  --Mike Bird

I think it is a really good suggestion!  You should definitely try it.
It is better than my suggestion.


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