Updating from 12.04 to 12.10 Alpha failed - on xserver-xorg-video-all [ amd64 ]

Bug #1016635 reported by Frank Schreuder
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-manager (Ubuntu)
Confirmed
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Bug Description

Updating from 12.04 to 12.10 Alpha failed after running update-manager -d at step 2, new software channels

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: update-manager 1:0.156.14.5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-26.41-generic 3.2.19
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-26-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu10
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Jun 22 18:15:40 2012
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
GsettingsChanges:
 com.ubuntu.update-manager first-run false
 com.ubuntu.update-manager launch-time 1340381657
 com.ubuntu.update-manager show-details true
 com.ubuntu.update-manager window-height 847
 com.ubuntu.update-manager window-width 1528
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release amd64 (20110427.1)
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: update-manager
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-06-22 (0 days ago)
VarLogDistupgradeTermlog:

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Frank Schreuder (frankschreuder-443) wrote :
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Sasa Paporovic (melchiaros) wrote :

In VarLogDistupgradeMainlog.txt:

2012-06-22 18:15:14,314 DEBUG Installing 'xserver-xorg-video-all' (Distro KeepInstalledPkgs rule)
2012-06-22 18:15:27,639 ERROR Dist-upgrade failed: 'E:Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.'

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It indicates that there was trouble installtion the new Xorg version.

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Sasa Paporovic (melchiaros) wrote :

In VarLogDistupgradeAptlog.txt

it is shown that there is troubble with xorg:

Investigating (0) xserver-xorg-video-ati [ amd64 ] < 1:6.14.99~git20111219.aacbd629-0ubuntu2 -> 1:6.14.99~really6.14.4-0ubuntu1 > ( x11 )
Broken xserver-xorg-video-ati:amd64 Depends on xorg-video-abi-11 [ amd64 ] < none > ( none )
  Considering xserver-xorg-core:amd64 67 as a solution to xserver-xorg-video-ati:amd64 2
  Removing xserver-xorg-video-ati:amd64 rather than change xorg-video-abi-11:amd64
Investigating (0) xserver-xorg-video-qxl [ amd64 ] < 0.0.16-2 -> 0.0.17-2ubuntu1 > ( x11 )
Broken xserver-xorg-video-qxl:amd64 Depends on xorg-video-abi-11 [ amd64 ] < none > ( none )
  Considering xserver-xorg-core:amd64 67 as a solution to xserver-xorg-video-qxl:amd64 2
  Removing xserver-xorg-video-qxl:amd64 rather than change xorg-video-abi-11:amd64
Investigating (0) xserver-xorg-video-radeon [ amd64 ] < 1:6.14.99~git20111219.aacbd629-0ubuntu2 -> 1:6.14.99~really6.14.4-0ubuntu1 > ( x11 )
Broken xserver-xorg-video-radeon:amd64 Depends on xorg-video-abi-11 [ amd64 ] < none > ( none )
  Considering xserver-xorg-core:amd64 67 as a solution to xserver-xorg-video-radeon:amd64 2
  Removing xserver-xorg-video-radeon:amd64 rather than change xorg-video-abi-11:amd64

Later on in log:

Investigating (1) xserver-xorg-video-all [ amd64 ] < 1:7.6+12ubuntu1 > ( x11 )
Broken xserver-xorg-video-all:amd64 Depends on xserver-xorg-video-ati [ amd64 ] < 1:6.14.99~git20111219.aacbd629-0ubuntu2 -> 1:6.14.99~really6.14.4-0ubuntu1 > ( x11 )
  Considering xserver-xorg-video-ati:amd64 2 as a solution to xserver-xorg-video-all:amd64 5
  Added xserver-xorg-video-ati:amd64 to the remove list
Broken xserver-xorg-video-all:amd64 Depends on xserver-xorg-video-qxl [ amd64 ] < 0.0.16-2 -> 0.0.17-2ubuntu1 > ( x11 )
  Considering xserver-xorg-video-qxl:amd64 2 as a solution to xserver-xorg-video-all:amd64 5
  Added xserver-xorg-video-qxl:amd64 to the remove list
  Fixing xserver-xorg-video-all:amd64 via keep of xserver-xorg-video-ati:amd64
  Fixing xserver-xorg-video-all:amd64 via keep of xserver-xorg-video-qxl:amd64
 Try to Re-Instate (1) xserver-xorg-video-ati:amd64
Investigating (1) xserver-xorg-video-ati [ amd64 ] < 1:6.14.99~git20111219.aacbd629-0ubuntu2 -> 1:6.14.99~really6.14.4-0ubuntu1 > ( x11 )
Broken xserver-xorg-video-ati:amd64 Depends on xorg-video-abi-11 [ amd64 ] < none > ( none )
  Considering xserver-xorg-core:amd64 67 as a solution to xserver-xorg-video-ati:amd64 2
  Removing xserver-xorg-video-ati:amd64 rather than change xorg-video-abi-11:amd64
 Try to Re-Instate (1) xserver-xorg-video-qxl:amd64
Investigating (1) xserver-xorg-video-qxl [ amd64 ] < 0.0.16-2 -> 0.0.17-2ubuntu1 > ( x11 )
Broken xserver-xorg-video-qxl:amd64 Depends on xorg-video-abi-11 [ amd64 ] < none > ( none )
  Considering xserver-xorg-core:amd64 67 as a solution to xserver-xorg-video-qxl:amd64 2
  Removing xserver-xorg-video-qxl:amd64 rather than change xorg-video-abi-11:amd64
 Try to Re-Instate (1) oss-compat:amd64

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Sasa Paporovic (melchiaros) wrote :

It repeats Inverstigating on 4 times until:

Investigating (4) xserver-xorg-video-all [ amd64 ] < 1:7.6+12ubuntu1 > ( x11 )
Broken xserver-xorg-video-all:amd64 Depends on xserver-xorg-video-ati [ amd64 ] < 1:6.14.99~git20111219.aacbd629-0ubuntu2 -> 1:6.14.99~really6.14.4-0ubuntu1 > ( x11 )
  Considering xserver-xorg-video-ati:amd64 10005 as a solution to xserver-xorg-video-all:amd64 10005
  Considering xserver-xorg-video-ati:amd64 10005 as a solution to xserver-xorg-video-all:amd64 10005
Broken xserver-xorg-video-all:amd64 Depends on xserver-xorg-video-qxl [ amd64 ] < 0.0.16-2 -> 0.0.17-2ubuntu1 > ( x11 )
  Considering xserver-xorg-video-qxl:amd64 10005 as a solution to xserver-xorg-video-all:amd64 10005
  Considering xserver-xorg-video-qxl:amd64 10005 as a solution to xserver-xorg-video-all:amd64 10005
Done
Log time: 2012-06-22 18:15:32.309754

summary: - Updating from 12.04 to 12.10 Alpha failed
+ Updating from 12.04 to 12.10 Alpha failed - on xserver-xorg-video-all [
+ amd64 ]
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Sasa Paporovic (melchiaros) wrote :

Hi Frank,

I have checked the xorg packages that are in moment in Quantal. Actual is 7.7, while your problem occures with 7.6.

This is far beside a guarantee, but there could be a chance that the problem is not anymore there. Are you interested in a second try?

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Sasa Paporovic (melchiaros) wrote :

What I really not undestand at these logs is that apt is figuring arround with ati xorg components, but in the summary of this report there is shown:

NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia

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