A unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade

Bug #154448 reported by SteveP on 2007-10-19

This bug report was converted into a question: question #46231: A unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade.

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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-manager (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: update-manager

root@dell:/home/spointer# do-release-upgrade
Checking for a new ubuntu release
Done Upgrade tool signature
Done Upgrade tool
Done downloading
extracting '/tmp/tmpPSLt-Q/gutsy.tar.gz'
authenticate '/tmp/tmpPSLt-Q/gutsy.tar.gz' against '/tmp/tmpPSLt-Q/gutsy.tar.gz.gpg'

Reading cache

Checking package manager
Reading package lists: Done
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done
Done http://us.archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports Release.gpg
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports Release
Failed http://us.archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports Release
Done http://us.archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports Release
Done http://us.archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports Release
Hit http://us.archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports/main/debian-installer Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty Release.gpg
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates Release.gpg
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security Release.gpg
Done ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty Release
Done ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty Release
Done ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates Release
Done ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates Release
Done ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security Release
Done ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security Release
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/main Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/restricted Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/main Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/restricted Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/universe Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/universe Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/multiverse Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/multiverse Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates/main Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates/restricted Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates/main Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates/restricted Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/main Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/restricted Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/main Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/restricted Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/universe Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/universe Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/multiverse Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/multiverse Sources
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports Release.gpg
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed Release.gpg
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports Release
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports Release
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed Release
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports/restricted Packages
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed Release
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports/main Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports/multiverse Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports/universe Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed/restricted Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed/main Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed/multiverse Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed/universe Packages
Done downloading
http://us.archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports/main/debian-installer Packages: 94Reading package lists: Done
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done
Done http://us.archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports/main/debian-installer release-upgrader-dpkg 1.14.5ubuntu11.2
Done http://us.archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports/main/debian-installer release-upgrader-apt 0.6.46.4ubuntu10.3
Done downloading

Reading cache

Checking package manager
Reading package lists: Done
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports Release.gpg
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports Release
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed Release
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed Release
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports Release
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports Release
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed/restricted Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed/main Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed/multiverse Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-proposed/universe Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports/restricted Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports/main Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports/multiverse Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com feisty-backports/universe Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty Release.gpg
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates Release.gpg
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security Release.gpg
Done ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty Release
Done ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty Release
Done ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates Release
Done ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates Release
Done ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security Release
Done ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security Release
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/main Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/restricted Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/main Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/restricted Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/universe Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/universe Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/multiverse Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty/multiverse Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates/main Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates/restricted Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates/main Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-updates/restricted Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/main Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/restricted Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/main Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/restricted Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/universe Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/universe Sources
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/multiverse Packages
Hit ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com feisty-security/multiverse Sources
Done downloading

Updating repository information

Third party sources disabled
Some third party entries in your sources.list were disabled. You can re-enable them after the upgrade with the 'software-properties' tool or your package manager.
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-backports Release.gpg
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-proposed Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-backports Release
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-backports Release
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-proposed Release
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-backports/restricted Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-backports/main Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-backports/multiverse Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-backports/universe Packages
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-proposed Release
Done http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-proposed Release
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-proposed/restricted Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-proposed/main Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-proposed/multiverse Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-proposed/universe Packages
Done downloading

Checking package manager
Reading package lists: Doneutsy-proposed/universe Packages: 00
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done

Asking for confirmation

Support for some applications ended
Canonical Ltd. no longer provides support for the following software packages. You can still get support from the community.

If you have not enabled community maintained software (universe), these packages will be suggested for removal at the end of the upgrade.
binfmt-support
feisty-session-splashes
gcj-4.1-base
gij-4.1
gnome-cups-manager
libgda2-3
libgda2-common
libglib1.2
libgnomecupsui1.0-1c2a
libgtk1.2
libgtk1.2-common
liblzo1
libportaudio0
libslab0
libstlport5.1
openoffice.org-filter-mobiledev
ttf-baekmuk
vnc-common
xmms
xvncviewer

Could not calculate the upgrade
A unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade.

Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the files in /var/log/dist-upgrade/ in the bugreport.

Restoring original system state

Aborting
Reading package lists: Doneeisty-proposed/universe Packages: 94 1
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done
Reading state information: Done
root@dell:/home/spointer# cd /var/log/dist-upgrade/
root@dell:/var/log/dist-upgrade# ls
apt.log main.log main_pre_req.log term.log
root@dell:/var/log/dist-upgrade# cat apt.log
Starting
Starting 2
Done
Starting
Starting 2
Investigating ubuntu-desktop
Package ubuntu-desktop has broken dep on gnome-cups-manager
  Considering gnome-cups-manager 10001 as a solution to ubuntu-desktop -1
  Removing ubuntu-desktop rather than change gnome-cups-manager
Done
MarkUpgrade() called on a non-upgrable pkg: 'ubuntu-desktop'
Starting
Starting 2
Investigating ubuntu-desktop
Package ubuntu-desktop has broken dep on gnome-cups-manager
  Considering gnome-cups-manager 1 as a solution to ubuntu-desktop 9999
  Added gnome-cups-manager to the remove list
  Fixing ubuntu-desktop via keep of gnome-cups-manager
Done
Starting
Starting 2
Done
Starting
Starting 2
Investigating ubuntu-desktop
Package ubuntu-desktop has broken dep on gnome-cups-manager
  Considering gnome-cups-manager 10001 as a solution to ubuntu-desktop -1
  Removing ubuntu-desktop rather than change gnome-cups-manager
Done
MarkUpgrade() called on a non-upgrable pkg: 'ubuntu-desktop'
Starting
Starting 2
Investigating ubuntu-desktop
Package ubuntu-desktop has broken dep on gnome-cups-manager
  Considering gnome-cups-manager 1 as a solution to ubuntu-desktop 9999
  Added gnome-cups-manager to the remove list
  Fixing ubuntu-desktop via keep of gnome-cups-manager
Done
Starting
Starting 2
Done
Starting
Starting 2
Investigating ubuntu-desktop
Package ubuntu-desktop has broken dep on gnome-cups-manager
  Considering gnome-cups-manager 10001 as a solution to ubuntu-desktop -1
  Removing ubuntu-desktop rather than change gnome-cups-manager
Done
MarkUpgrade() called on a non-upgrable pkg: 'ubuntu-desktop'
Starting
Starting 2
Investigating ubuntu-desktop
Package ubuntu-desktop has broken dep on gnome-cups-manager
  Considering gnome-cups-manager 1 as a solution to ubuntu-desktop 9999
  Added gnome-cups-manager to the remove list
  Fixing ubuntu-desktop via keep of gnome-cups-manager
Done
root@dell:/var/log/dist-upgrade# cat main.log
2007-10-19 16:37:57,189 INFO release-upgrader version '0.81' started
2007-10-19 16:37:59,867 DEBUG lsb-release: 'feisty'
2007-10-19 16:37:59,868 DEBUG _pythonSymlinkCheck run
2007-10-19 16:38:00,535 DEBUG checkViewDepends()
2007-10-19 16:38:09,415 DEBUG Foreign:
2007-10-19 16:38:09,416 DEBUG Obsolete: hsfmodem fist dkms
2007-10-19 16:38:09,416 DEBUG updateSourcesList()
2007-10-19 16:38:09,463 DEBUG rewriteSourcesList()
2007-10-19 16:38:09,468 DEBUG examining: 'deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty main restricted'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,470 DEBUG entry '# deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty main restricted' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:09,470 DEBUG examining: 'deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty main restricted'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,472 DEBUG entry '# deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty main restricted' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:09,473 DEBUG examining: 'deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-updates main restricted'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,475 DEBUG entry '# deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-updates main restricted' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:09,475 DEBUG examining: 'deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-updates main restricted'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,477 DEBUG entry '# deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-updates main restricted' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:09,477 DEBUG examining: 'deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty universe'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,479 DEBUG entry '# deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty universe' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:09,479 DEBUG examining: 'deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty universe'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,481 DEBUG entry '# deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty universe' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:09,481 DEBUG examining: 'deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty multiverse'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,483 DEBUG entry '# deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty multiverse' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:09,484 DEBUG examining: 'deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty multiverse'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,486 DEBUG entry '# deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty multiverse' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:09,486 DEBUG examining: 'deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-security main restricted'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,488 DEBUG entry '# deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-security main restricted' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:09,488 DEBUG examining: 'deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-security main restricted'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,490 DEBUG entry '# deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-security main restricted' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:09,490 DEBUG examining: 'deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-security universe'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,492 DEBUG entry '# deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-security universe' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:09,492 DEBUG examining: 'deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-security universe'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,494 DEBUG entry '# deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-security universe' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:09,494 DEBUG examining: 'deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-security multiverse'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,497 DEBUG entry '# deb ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-security multiverse' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:09,497 DEBUG examining: 'deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ feisty-backports restricted main multiverse universe'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,497 DEBUG entry 'deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ gutsy-backports restricted main multiverse universe' updated to new dist
2007-10-19 16:38:09,497 DEBUG examining: 'deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ feisty-proposed restricted main multiverse universe'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,497 DEBUG entry 'deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ gutsy-proposed restricted main multiverse universe' updated to new dist
2007-10-19 16:38:09,497 DEBUG examining: 'deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-security multiverse'
2007-10-19 16:38:09,499 DEBUG entry '# deb-src ftp://mirrors.virginmedia.com/mirrors/ubuntu/archive feisty-security multiverse' was disabled (unknown mirror)
2007-10-19 16:38:10,221 DEBUG demoted: 'binfmt-support feisty-session-splashes gcj-4.1-base gij-4.1 gnome-cups-manager libgda2-3 libgda2-common libglib1.2 libgnomecupsui1.0-1c2a libgtk1.2 libgtk1.2-common liblzo1 libportaudio0 libslab0 libstlport5.1 openoffice.org-filter-mobiledev ttf-baekmuk vnc-common xmms xvncviewer'
2007-10-19 16:38:10,256 DEBUG Removing 'xscreensaver' (ubuntu-desktop PostUpgradeRemove rule)
2007-10-19 16:38:10,256 DEBUG Removing 'gnome-cups-manager' (ubuntu-desktop PostUpgradeRemove rule)
2007-10-19 16:38:10,298 DEBUG Purging 'xorg-common' (Distro PostUpgradePurge rule)
2007-10-19 16:38:10,298 DEBUG Purging 'libgl1-mesa' (Distro PostUpgradePurge rule)
2007-10-19 16:38:10,299 DEBUG Purging 'ltsp-client' (Distro PostUpgradePurge rule)
2007-10-19 16:38:10,299 DEBUG Purging 'ltspfsd' (Distro PostUpgradePurge rule)
2007-10-19 16:38:10,299 DEBUG Purging 'python2.3' (Distro PostUpgradePurge rule)
2007-10-19 16:38:10,299 DEBUG running gutsyQuirks handler
2007-10-19 16:38:10,299 DEBUG Kernel uname: '2.6.20-16-generic'
2007-10-19 16:38:10,324 DEBUG The package 'ubuntu-desktop' is marked for removal but it's in the removal blacklist
2007-10-19 16:38:10,325 ERROR Dist-upgrade failed: 'A essential package would have to be removed'
root@dell:/var/log/dist-upgrade# cat
apt.log main.log main_pre_req.log term.log
root@dell:/var/log/dist-upgrade# cat main_pre_req.log
2007-10-19 16:37:03,313 INFO release-upgrader version '0.81' started
2007-10-19 16:37:03,384 DEBUG lsb-release: 'feisty'
2007-10-19 16:37:03,385 DEBUG _pythonSymlinkCheck run
2007-10-19 16:37:04,031 DEBUG checkViewDepends()
2007-10-19 16:37:04,031 DEBUG getRequiredBackports()
2007-10-19 16:37:44,046 DEBUG marking 'release-upgrader-apt' for install
2007-10-19 16:37:44,108 DEBUG marking 'release-upgrader-dpkg' for install
2007-10-19 16:37:56,874 DEBUG pre-requists item: '<pkgAcquire::ItemIterator object: Status: 2 Complete: 1 Local: 0 IsTrusted: 1 FileSize: 1924684 DestFile:'/tmp/tmpPSLt-Q/backports/release-upgrader-dpkg_1.14.5ubuntu11.2_i386.udeb' DescURI: 'http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/release-upgrader-dpkg/release-upgrader-dpkg_1.14.5ubuntu11.2'
2007-10-19 16:37:56,874 DEBUG pre-requists item: '<pkgAcquire::ItemIterator object: Status: 2 Complete: 1 Local: 0 IsTrusted: 1 FileSize: 1307096 DestFile:'/tmp/tmpPSLt-Q/backports/release-upgrader-apt_0.6.46.4ubuntu10.3_i386.udeb' DescURI: 'http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/r/release-upgrader-apt/release-upgrader-apt_0.6.46.4ubuntu10.'
2007-10-19 16:37:56,876 DEBUG extracting udeb '/tmp/tmpPSLt-Q/backports/release-upgrader-dpkg_1.14.5ubuntu11.2_i386.udeb'
2007-10-19 16:37:57,041 DEBUG extracting udeb '/tmp/tmpPSLt-Q/backports/release-upgrader-apt_0.6.46.4ubuntu10.3_i386.udeb'
root@dell:/var/log/dist-upgrade# cat term.log
root@dell:/var/log/dist-upgrade#

SteveP (ddlinuxuser) wrote :

changed sources to http://ftp.ticklers.org, as suggested to me and runs now

I have prefered moving it to questions instead of marking it as invalid.
I think this way others users can find and solve it easier.

Changed in update-manager:
status: New → Invalid

I have prefered moving it to questions instead of simply marking it as invalid.
I think this way others users can find and solve it easier.

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