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Thread: Ubuntu 8.10 on usb-stick (unetbootin install) apt-get problem

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    Ubuntu 8.10 on usb-stick (unetbootin install) apt-get problem

    Hello,

    Whenever i apt-get something i always get this error at the end:

    ************************************************** ********

    Setting up linux-image-2.6.27-7-generic (2.6.27-7.15) ...
    Running depmod.
    update-initramfs is disabled since running on a live CD
    Failed to symbolic-link /boot/initrd.img-2.6.27-7-generic to initrd.img.
    dpkg: error processing linux-image-2.6.27-7-generic (--configure):
    subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 17
    dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-image-generic:
    linux-image-generic depends on linux-image-2.6.27-7-generic; however:
    Package linux-image-2.6.27-7-generic is not configured yet.
    dpkg: error processing linux-image-generic (--configure):
    dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
    dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-generic:
    linux-generic depends on linux-image-generic (= 2.6.27.7.11); however:
    Package linux-image-generic is not configured yet.
    dpkg: error processing linux-generic (--configure):
    dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
    No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a previous failure.
    No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a previous failure.
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    linux-image-2.6.27-7-generic
    linux-image-generic
    linux-generic
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error



    What's wrong?

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    Re: Ubuntu 8.10 on usb-stick (unetbootin install) apt-get problem

    what happens when you open a terminal (Applications>Accessoires>Terminal) and
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    sudo dpkg --configure -a
    sudo apt-get -f install
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    Re: Ubuntu 8.10 on usb-stick (unetbootin install) apt-get problem

    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a
    dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-image-generic:
    linux-image-generic depends on linux-image-2.6.27-7-generic; however:
    Package linux-image-2.6.27-7-generic is not configured yet.
    dpkg: error processing linux-image-generic (--configure):
    dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
    dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-generic:
    linux-generic depends on linux-image-generic (= 2.6.27.7.11); however:
    Package linux-image-generic is not configured yet.
    dpkg: error processing linux-generic (--configure):
    dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    linux-image-generic
    linux-generic
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get -f install
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
    3 not fully installed or removed.
    After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
    Setting up linux-image-2.6.27-7-generic (2.6.27-7.15) ...
    Running depmod.
    update-initramfs is disabled since running on a live CD
    Failed to symbolic-link /boot/initrd.img-2.6.27-7-generic to initrd.img.
    dpkg: error processing linux-image-2.6.27-7-generic (--configure):
    subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 17
    dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-image-generic:
    linux-image-generic depends on linux-image-2.6.27-7-generic; however:
    Package linux-image-2.6.27-7-generic is not configured yet.
    dpkg: error processing linux-image-generic (--configure):
    dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
    dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-generic:
    linux-generic depends on linux-image-generic (= 2.6.27.7.11); however:
    Package linux-image-generic is not configured yet.
    dpkg: error processing linux-generic (--configure):
    dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
    No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a previous failure.
    No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a previous failure.
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    linux-image-2.6.27-7-generic
    linux-image-generic
    linux-generic
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
    ubuntu@ubuntu:~$

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