[ubuntu-za] Upgrade error

Anton May antonmay at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 10:06:58 UTC 2016


As chesedo pointed the

^X

In the grub file.

sudo nao /etc/default/grub

backspace the line to remove ^X

ctrl+x to exit and save
sudo update-grub

Then sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-image-3.13.0-100-generic



On 21 October 2016 at 11:42, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net> wrote:

> jan at jan-System-Product-Name:~$ cat /etc/default/grub
> # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update
> # /boot/grub/grub.cfg.
> # For full documentation of the options in this file, see:
> #   info -f grub -n 'Simple configuration'
>
> GRUB_DEFAULT=1
> GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0
> GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true
> GRUB_TIMEOUT=4
> GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`
> GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash video.use_native_backlight=1"
> GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=""
>
> # Uncomment to enable BadRAM filtering, modify to suit your needs
> # This works with Linux (no patch required) and with any kernel that
> obtains
> # the memory map information from GRUB (GNU Mach, kernel of FreeBSD ...)
> #GRUB_BADRAM="0x01234567,0xfefefefe,0x89abcdef,0xefefefef"
>
> # Uncomment to disable graphical terminal (grub-pc only)
> #GRUB_TERMINAL=console
>
> # The resolution used on graphical terminal
> # note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE
> # you can see them in real GRUB with the command `vbeinfo'
> #GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480
>
> # Uncomment if you don't want GRUB to pass "root=UUID=xxx" parameter to
> Linux
> #GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_UUID=true
>
> # Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu entries
> #GRUB_DISABLE_RECOVERY="true"
>
> # Uncomment to get a beep at grub start
> #GRUB_INIT_TUNE="480 440 1"
>
> ^X
>
> jan at jan-System-Product-Name:~$
>
> On 21/10/2016 11:36, Anton May wrote:
>
> Output of cat /etc/default/grub?
>
> On 21 October 2016 at 11:29, Jan Greeff <jan at verslank.net> wrote:
>
>> jan at jan-System-Product-Name:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall
>> linux-image-3.13.0-100-generic
>> [sudo] password for jan:
>> Reading package lists... Done
>> Building dependency tree
>> Reading state information... Done
>> The following packages will be REMOVED:
>>   linux-image-extra-3.13.0-100-generic
>> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 1 to remove and 0 not
>> upgraded.
>> 2 not fully installed or removed.
>> Need to get 0 B/14,8 MB of archives.
>> After this operation, 114 MB disk space will be freed.
>> Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
>> (Reading database ... 236376 files and directories currently installed.)
>> Removing linux-image-extra-3.13.0-100-generic (3.13.0-100.147) ...
>> depmod: FATAL: could not load /boot/System.map-3.13.0-100-generic: No
>> such file or directory
>> run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/apt-auto-removal
>> 3.13.0-100-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-100-generic
>> run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/dkms 3.13.0-100-generic
>> /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-100-generic
>> run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/initramfs-tools
>> 3.13.0-100-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-100-generic
>> update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.13.0-100-generic
>> grep: /boot/config-3.13.0-100-generic: No such file or directory
>> depmod: WARNING: could not open /tmp/mkinitramfs_tW093t/lib/mo
>> dules/3.13.0-100-generic/modules.order: No such file or directory
>> depmod: WARNING: could not open /tmp/mkinitramfs_tW093t/lib/mo
>> dules/3.13.0-100-generic/modules.builtin: No such file or directory
>> run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/pm-utils 3.13.0-100-generic
>> /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-100-generic
>> run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/update-notifier
>> 3.13.0-100-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-100-generic
>> run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/zz-update-grub
>> 3.13.0-100-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-100-generic
>> /usr/sbin/grub-mkconfig: 36: /etc/default/grub: ^X: not found
>> run-parts: /etc/kernel/postinst.d/zz-update-grub exited with return code
>> 127
>> dpkg: error processing package linux-image-extra-3.13.0-100-generic
>> (--remove):
>>  subprocess installed post-removal script returned error exit status 1
>> Errors were encountered while processing:
>>  linux-image-extra-3.13.0-100-generic
>> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
>> jan at jan-System-Product-Name:~$
>>
>> On 21/10/2016 11:24, Anton May wrote:
>>
>> sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-image-3.13.0-100-generic
>>
>>
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Anton May
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