Re: Upgrade Problem
On Thu, 3 Jan 2019 12:37:36 -0500
"Stephen P. Molnar" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 01/03/2019 12:19 PM, Patrick Bartek wrote:
> > On Thu, 3 Jan 2019 09:54:44 -0500
> > "Stephen P. Molnar" <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> I am running Debian Stretch and have just encountered a problem during
> >> a routine apt-get dist-upgrade.
> >> Specifically, it failed with the following error messages.
> >> E: libc-bin: subprocess installed post-installation script returned
> >> error exit status 1
> >> Please advise.
> > Errors aside. Why were you dist-upgrading? Were you trying to upgrade
> > to Testing? Or was is for a "held back" package, etc? Please clarify.
> > Did you do apt update and apt upgrade first before the dist-upgrade?
> > B
> Yes, I did update first. Further, both aapt and apt-get generate the
> same error messages.
I see from a later response that your / partition is 100% full. That
will defintely cause problems. Whether it's THE problem, we won't know
until you clean out / to less than 100%, say at least 90%. Less would
I don't know why your / is 100% full. I'm running Stretch and my
20GB / is only at 31%, and /var. /tmp, /usr are not separate
partitons. Even on my Wheezy install which I ran for 5 years, /
never was higher than 50% full and it was only a 16GB partition.