[Bug 17079] Synaptic lock up when installing linux-image

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------- Additional Comments From michael.vogt at ubuntu.com  2005-10-06 13:25 UTC -------
(In reply to comment #3)
> By locked up I mean there is no movement in the terminal window for > 10 minutes
> (P4, 2.53 GHz), whereas if I kill it and run the configure from the command line
> it proceeds instantly.
> I just tried installing a 386 kernel (I use 686 normally), and it didn't happen.
> So it may be specific to upgrades, I'll report back next time one comes down the
> pipe. I'm reasonably certain the last thing in the terminal when it stops is:
> Setting up linux-image-2.6.x-x-686 (2.6.x-x.x) ...

Can you reproduce the problem by seting linux-image-2.6.x-x-686 in synaptic to
"Reinstall" (right-click on it)? 

If you can reproduce it, what happens if you run (in a terminal):
$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall  linux-image-2.6.x-x-686 

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