upgrade to 8.04 halts at locales

Rick Knight rick_knight at rlknight.com
Tue Aug 19 20:37:57 UTC 2008

Alexandre Aguiar wrote:
> Hi,
> Right now I have two machines halted at the same point.
> After it starts locale upgrade (console) the AU locale is output and the 
> whole process halts. Some processes do not even respond to kill commands.
> Have plenty of disk space and plenty of memory, processors are an AMD 2.4GHz 
> (with KDE 3.latest ubuntu update) and Intel 2.6GHz (with KDE 3.latest 
> update available and KDE4). No unusual configuration. Stock kernel. Only R 
> (statistical software) and ggobi compiled in.
> Forced new download and the problem repeats.
> Any missing relevant information?
> What is going on and how to solve this?
> Alexandre
I had this problem with both my desktop PC and my Notebook. Go 
here https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/249340 for a good work-around. Look 
for a post from Izzy. Read the whole post and then do as he suggests.

Good Luck ,

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