Edgy eft known problems to-date

Joel Bryan Juliano joelbryan.juliano at gmail.com
Thu Sep 21 21:56:03 UTC 2006

On 9/22/06, Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at dantian.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-09-21 at 09:34 +0200, Henk Koster wrote:
> > 5. apt-get fails at installing packages because file
> > /var/lib/dpkg/available is corrupted (dpkg parse errors)
> Interesting, I have package database corruption and am completely stuck
> because app-install-data is broken and will neither upgrade, downgrade,
> remove or reinstall. Worse, if I try bash says "input/output error" and
> the machine hangs. I didn't file that because I'm not sure it is a
> genuine problem, but in any case this is the first apt corruption I have
> had since running Debian potato and Debian-based distros ever since,
> often unstable both with Debian and Ubuntu.

"input/output error" sounds like a hardware related problem, but it is also
an error message displayed in scrollkeeper.

Are you sure it's not a hardware related problem, specifically the hard


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