[ubuntu-uk] kernel still a problem

Harry Rickards hrickards at l33tmyst.com
Sun May 3 18:48:07 BST 2009

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Farran Lee wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-05-03 at 18:07 +0100, Harry Rickards wrote:
> Farran Lee wrote:
>>>> On Sun, 2009-05-03 at 17:18 +0100, Harry Rickards wrote:
>>>> Farran Lee wrote:
>>>>>>> here's the first error: "/usr/sbin/dpkg-reconfigure: linux-image-generic
>>>>>>> is broken or not fully installed." don't really need pastebin :P
>>>>>>> it said that sudo linux-image-2.6.27-14-generic is not a command :S ...
>>>> Ok, I don't know why dpkg is saying that linux-image-generic is broken
>>>> or not fully installed, but you could try removing and reinstalling it
>>>> WITHOUT a reboot.
>>>> For example, 'sudo aptitude remove linux-image-generic && sudo aptitude
>>>> install linux-image-generic'.
>>>> 'sudo linux-image-2.6.27-14-genric' should have been 'sudo
>>>> dpkg-reconfigure linux-image-2.6.27-14-generic'.
>>>> ok well I ran apt-get purge on all image related stuff, then set the
>>>> software repos to use the stable, not upstream versions, then
>>>> reinstalled linux-image-generic. Now it's installing 2.6.27-11, which I
>>>> presume is the stablest version, but now it's doing this:
>>>> http://pastebin.com/m3b75ba09
> Again, it looks as though dpkg is having a problem configuring
> linux-image-2.6.27-11-generic. Try running 'sudo dpkg-reconfigure
> linux-image-2.6.27-11-generic' and pastebinning that.

> just says "/usr/sbin/dpkg-reconfigure: linux-image-2.6.27-11-generic is
> broken or not fully installed."
> how dull :p
> ===================================
> Farran Lee
> I'm only 16 :P

I can't help you any further I'm afraid. I suppose you could try running
'sudo apt-get install -f' to install any missing dependencies, or you
could try posting to the linux-kernel mailing list at
http://vger.kernel.org/vger-lists.html#linux-kernel. Sorry for not being
more help.

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