bug report: Package/update manager

Charlie Kravetz cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Fri Nov 9 13:18:18 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 00:05 +0000, FRY wrote:
> Hi,
> I have encountered a problem with the update manager. It seems to have
> jammed on me sending this error report
> {
> E: Dynamic MMap ran out of room
> E: Error occurred while processing kdesktop (NewVersion1) 
> E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/dpkg/status
> E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
> E: _cache->open() failed, please report.
> }
> What can I do to solve this problem? I wish to install new
> software... 
> Thanks,
> Fry
Go to launchpad.net, and search for "Dynamic MMap ran out of room" - or
google it. This error occurs most often when the repository list has
duplicate mirrors in it or an AMD64 source list grows too big for the
cache. Here´s a link to the bug report and fix:


Good luck,

Charlie Kravetz
Linux Registered User Number 425914
Never let anyone steal your DREAM.

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