[kwlug-disc] Version Mismatch Ubuntu 12.04 linux-image-generic

L.D. Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Wed Feb 20 16:17:26 EST 2013


Does:

apt-get update

run cleanly without errors?

What is the output of:

df -h

Run out of storage?

My 12.04.2 system shows linux-generic depending on:
 --\ Depends (2)
    --- linux-headers-generic (=
3.2.0.38.46)                                  
    --- linux-image-generic (= 3.2.0.38.46)

Looks like your linux-generic is not up to date.


On 02/20/2013 03:56 PM, Chamunks Arkturus wrote:
> I have no idea how to remedy this issue at all.  I tried running
> apt-get clean, apt-get autoclean, rm -r /var/cache/apt/*, apt-get
> update, apt-get upgrade, apt-get -f install and I still get this issue.
>
> I was in #ubuntu asking about this issue and the one guy got terribly
> frustrated with my inability to predict what to do here as someone who
> has never dealt with this issue before I've given up on irc and am
> asking the wise ones here.  Please don't fail me now :P 
>
> root at 907H2:/var/cache/apt# apt-get -f install
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> Correcting dependencies... Done
> The following extra packages will be installed:
>   linux-generic
> The following packages will be upgraded:
>   linux-generic
> 1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 22 not upgraded.
> 1 not fully installed or removed.
> Need to get 0 B/1,722 B of archives.
> After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
> Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
> dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-generic:
>  linux-generic depends on linux-image-generic (= 3.2.0.36.43); however:
>   Version of linux-image-generic on system is 3.2.0.38.46.
>  linux-generic depends on linux-headers-generic (= 3.2.0.36.43); however:
>   Version of linux-headers-generic on system is 3.2.0.38.46.
> dpkg: error processing linux-generic (--configure):
>  dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
> No apport report written because the error message indicates its a
> followup error   om a previous failure.
>                       Errors were encountered while processing:
>  linux-generic
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> root at 907H2:/var/cache/apt# apt-cache search linux-image-generic
> flinux-image-generic - Generic Linux kernel image
> linux-image-generic-pae - Generic Linux kernel image
> linux-image-generic-lts-quantal - Generic Linux kernel image
> root at 907H2:/var/cache/apt# dpkg --configure -a
> dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-generic:
>  linux-generic depends on linux-image-generic (= 3.2.0.36.43); however:
>   Version of linux-image-generic on system is 3.2.0.38.46.
>  linux-generic depends on linux-headers-generic (= 3.2.0.36.43); however:
>   Version of linux-headers-generic on system is 3.2.0.38.46.
> dpkg: error processing linux-generic (--configure):
>  dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  linux-generic
>
>
>
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