Last week I ran an update and it froze the system. After trying to gracefully shutdown with Sysreq keys (maybe successful?) I have some problems...

$ cat /etc/issue
Ubuntu 8.04.1 \n \l
$ sudo dpkg --configure libglib2.0-0
Setting up libglib2.0-0 (2.16.4-0ubuntu2) ...
dpkg (subprocess): unable to execute post-installation script: Exec format error
dpkg: error processing libglib2.0-0 (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
how do I deal with this?

This (and maybe a couple others) is blocking the installation of other packages. In addition, some of my UI is messed up (probably due to broken dependencies on the aforementioned package).