Trying to upgrade to 7.10

Bug #172303 reported by einar.kristian on 2007-11-27
4
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-manager (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: update-manager

Upgrade failed, seems to be a dpkg problem. When trying to report the problem I get too large URI for this link: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+filebug/1yAjxv3yzeBLTLElo7cbYDYtid8?field.title=%5Bapport%5D+package+update-manager+failed+to+install%2Fupgrade%3A+ErrorMessage%3A+SystemError+in+cache.commit%28%29%3A+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2Fusr%2Fbin%2Fdpkg+returned+an+error+code+%282%29%2C+E%3ASub-process+%2F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Nanley Chery (nanoman) wrote :

I'm sorry, could you please rephrase your description?

Changed in update-manager:
status: New → Incomplete

Nanley,

I was trying to upgrade to 7.10 using the Update Manager from the System
menu. I guess that was wrong using Kubuntu, but I did. Update Manager failed
and asked to send an error report. I accepted. An Konqueror internet page
window opened and showed the message that the URI was too long. So there I
was, in the middle of an upgrade with no way out..

I've got several years of Debian use behind me, so I turned to CTRL-ALT-F2
and aptitude. However, I was locked out due to some process still keeping a
lock on update processes. I used ps -A to try to figure out which process. I
seemed to be a python script. I killed it and retried aptitude. The rest was
a pretty smooth ride, had to answer a few questions along the way.

Regards Einar

2007/11/28, Nanley Chery <email address hidden>:
>
> I'm sorry, could you please rephrase your description?
>
> ** Changed in: update-manager (Ubuntu)
> Status: New => Incomplete
>
> --
> Trying to upgrade to 7.10
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/172303
> You received this bug notification because you are a direct subscriber
> of the bug.
>

--
Einar Jørgensen
Lundehaugen 16 B, 3320 Vestfossen, Norway
mob +47-98233894, tel +47-32759544

Nanley Chery (nanoman) on 2007-11-30
Changed in update-manager:
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. You reported this bug a while ago and there hasn't been any activity in it recently. We were wondering is this still an issue for you? Can you try with latest Ubuntu release? Thanks in advance.

Changed in update-manager:
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

We are closing this report because you reported this bug a while ago and there is no recent duplicate nor user mentioning having the issue on Intrepid. If this is still an issue, don't hesitate to reopen the report. Thanks again!

Changed in update-manager:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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