package libhal1 0.5.11-4ubuntu4 failed to install/upgrade:

Bug #374436 reported by jeevsjan on 2009-05-10
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update-manager (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

I tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 8.10 to 9.04 but during the installation of upgrades i got the following packages installation error. the packages are as follows:

Evolution exchange
Lingchtm-editor-common
evolution data server
libpam-runtime
libedata-server
gamin_0.1.9
libhall
liburi-perl
libhtml-parser
netbase

What is the way to reinstall all these and make my Ubuntu upgrade to 9.04?

Please let me know

Thanks,
Rajeevan D

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
Dependencies:
 libgcc1 1:4.3.3-5ubuntu4
 libdbus-1-3 1.2.12-0ubuntu2
 gcc-4.3-base 4.3.3-5ubuntu4
 findutils 4.4.0-2ubuntu4
 libc6 2.9-4ubuntu6
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.10
ErrorMessage:
 ErrorMessage: subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit status 127
Package: libhal1 0.5.11-4ubuntu4
SourcePackage: hal
Title: package libhal1 0.5.11-4ubuntu4 failed to install/upgrade:
Uname: Linux 2.6.27-7-generic i686

jeevsjan (rajeevan-dhanaraj) wrote :
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

From apt term.log:

debconf: (Dialog frontend will not work on a dumb terminal, an emacs shell buffer, or without a controlling terminal.)^M
debconf: falling back to frontend: Readline^M
/tmp/tmp1VfSeG/imported/invoke-rc.d: 334: xargs: Stale NFS file handle^M
/tmp/tmp1VfSeG/imported/invoke-rc.d: 334: xargs: Stale NFS file handle^M
/tmp/tmp1VfSeG/imported/invoke-rc.d: 334: xargs: Stale NFS file handle^M
^M
(Reading database ... dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting:^M
 files list file for package `libpam-runtime' contains empty filename^M

followed by many more 'dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error' messages.

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

Reassigning to update-manager since it wasn't a problem just with hal.

affects: ubuntu → update-manager (Ubuntu)
tags: added: intrepid2jaunty
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thanks for your report.

Looking at the errors this looks like a corrupted filesystem. you've reported it a while ago, is it still an issue ?

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

 We are closing this bug report because it lacks the information we need to investigate the problem, as described in the previous comments. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don't hesitate to submit bug reports in the future. To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to "New". Thanks again!

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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