View Full Version : [ubuntu] kernel security upgrade fails on depmod

March 29th, 2009, 07:01 PM
A security upgrade of the kernel is leaving my computer a bit stumped : it freeze gnome hard on depmod. switching to a virtual console, I see plenty of ata errors.

the update manager recommends to use dpkg --configure -a to finish the interupted operation but that only reproduces the problem....

Is there a way out ?

April 1st, 2009, 09:17 PM
figured it out :

To get dpkg unstuck I ran

sudo dpkg --remove --pending