package update-manager 1:0.87.27 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: SystemError in cache.commit(): E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Bug #239743 reported by Nathan Adams

This bug report was converted into a question: question #36285: package update-manager 1:0.87.27 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: SystemError in cache.commit(): E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1).

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update-manager (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: update-manager

This results in:

Could not install the upgrades

The upgrade aborts now. Your system could be in an unusable state. A recovery will run now (dpkg --configure -a).

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Jun 13 08:42:30 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ErrorMessage: ErrorMessage: SystemError in cache.commit(): E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: update-manager 1:0.87.27
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: update-manager
Title: package update-manager 1:0.87.27 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: SystemError in cache.commit(): E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
Uname: Linux 2.6.22-14-generic x86_64

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Nathan Adams (nadams) wrote :
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Nathan Adams (nadams) wrote :
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Nathan Adams (nadams) wrote :

See also bug #239741

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Vojtěch Trefný (vojtech.trefny) wrote :

Thanks for reporting, but this is not a real bug, so I'm converting this to question...

Changed in update-manager:
status: New → Invalid
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Nathan Adams (nadams) wrote :

This caused the Hardy upgrade process to fail. It is indeed a 'real bug'...

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