[Bug 241302] Re: package linux-image-generic failed to install/upgrade: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured

Jeff Hollon jeffhollon at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 13:21:40 UTC 2008

Here is what happens today when an upgrade (apt-get upgrade) is

sudo apt-get upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages will be upgraded:
  clamav clamav-base clamav-freshclam libclamav3 openssl-blacklist
5 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
3 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 20.6MB of archives.
After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Get:1 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main openssl-blacklist 0.3.3+0.4-0ubuntu0.8.04.3 [6333kB]
Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/universe clamav-base 0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1ubuntu0.1 [12.7MB]
Get:3 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/universe libclamav3 0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1ubuntu0.1 [444kB]
Get:4 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/universe clamav-freshclam 0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1ubuntu0.1 [218kB]
Get:5 http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/universe clamav 0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1ubuntu0.1 [894kB]
Fetched 20.6MB in 15s (1341kB/s)                                               
Preconfiguring packages ...
(Reading database ... 172009 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace openssl-blacklist 0.3.3+0.4-0ubuntu0.8.04.1 (using .../openssl-blacklist_0.3.3+0.4-0ubuntu0.8.04.3_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement openssl-blacklist ...
Preparing to replace clamav-base 0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1 (using .../clamav-base_0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1ubuntu0.1_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement clamav-base ...
Preparing to replace libclamav3 0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1 (using .../libclamav3_0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1ubuntu0.1_i386.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement libclamav3 ...
Preparing to replace clamav-freshclam 0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1 (using .../clamav-freshclam_0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1ubuntu0.1_i386.deb) ...
 * Stopping ClamAV virus database updater freshclam                      [ OK ] 
Unpacking replacement clamav-freshclam ...
Preparing to replace clamav 0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1 (using .../clamav_0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1ubuntu0.1_i386.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement clamav ...
Setting up linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-19-generic (2.6.24-19.27) ...
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-19-generic

gzip: stdout: No space left on device
update-initramfs: failed for /boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-19-generic
dpkg: error processing linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-19-generic (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-image-generic:
 linux-image-generic depends on linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-19-generic; however:
  Package linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-19-generic is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing linux-image-generic (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-generic:
 linux-generic depends on linux-image-generic (=; however:
  Package linux-image-generic is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing linux-generic (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Setting up openssl-blacklist (0.3.3+0.4-0ubuntu0.8.04.3) ...
Setting up clamav-base (0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1ubuntu0.1) ...

Setting up libclamav3 (0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1ubuntu0.1) ...

Setting up clamav-freshclam (0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1ubuntu0.1) ...
 * Starting ClamAV virus database updater freshclam                      [ OK ] 

Setting up clamav (0.92.1~dfsg2-1.1ubuntu0.1) ...
Processing triggers for libc6 ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Using the -f tag produces the same results.

package linux-image-generic failed to install/upgrade: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
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