Fred chapeaurouge at
Sat Sep 25 21:03:44 UTC 2004

Hello all

I am trying to get bootsplash working.
I patched the kernel with,
recompiled and I am running it now.
I also added 'deb unstable main',
since the 'deb unstable main contrib
non-free' is not working (404 not found)

apt-get update
apt-get install bootsplash -> gives this error... any idea? anyone done

ubunchap:/boot# apt-get install bootsplash
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  bootsplash bootsplash-theme-newlinux
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 52 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/664kB of archives.
After unpacking 1098kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y

Preconfiguring packages ...
Selecting previously deselected package bootsplash-theme-newlinux.
(Reading database ... 79095 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking bootsplash-theme-newlinux (from .../bootsplash-theme-
newlinux_0.1-1_i386.deb) ...
Selecting previously deselected package bootsplash.
Unpacking bootsplash (from .../bootsplash_3.1-6_i386.deb) ...
Setting up bootsplash-theme-newlinux (0.1-1) ...
Setting up bootsplash (3.1-6) ...
Building bootsplash initrd image...
cp: cannot stat `.orig': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `': No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing bootsplash (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

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