package sysv-rc 2.87dsf-4ubuntu10 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script killed by signal (Terminated)

Bug #451365 reported by Broomer68 on 2009-10-14
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sysvinit (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: sysvinit

something wrong with updatemanager, and the automatically started manager

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Oct 14 17:24:18 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script killed by signal (Terminated)
Package: sysv-rc 2.87dsf-4ubuntu10
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-13.44-generic
SourcePackage: sysvinit
Tags: ubuntu-unr
Title: package sysv-rc 2.87dsf-4ubuntu10 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script killed by signal (Terminated)
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-13-generic i686

Broomer68 (jbezemer) wrote :
bohica (bohica) wrote :

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(Reading database ... 289840 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace sysv-rc 2.87dsf-4ubuntu11 (using .../sysv-rc_2.87dsf-4ubuntu12_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement sysv-rc ...
Processing triggers for sreadahead ...
sreadahead will be reprofiled on next reboot
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Setting up sysv-rc (2.87dsf-4ubuntu12) ...
dpkg: error processing sysv-rc (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script killed by signal (Segmentation fault), core dumped
Errors were encountered while processing:
 sysv-rc
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install. Trying to recover:
Setting up sysv-rc (2.87dsf-4ubuntu12) ...
dpkg: error processing sysv-rc (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script killed by signal (Segmentation fault), core dumped
Errors were encountered while processing:
 sysv-rc

bohica (bohica) wrote :

For me this problem went away after a reboot. i.e., I was able to upgrade everything in the upgrade manager after a reboot.

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