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Re: [vox-tech] aptitude problems after a couple dist-upgrades
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Re: [vox-tech] aptitude problems after a couple dist-upgrades

On Wednesday 20 September 2006 14:08, Cam Ellison wrote:
> Dylan Beaudette wrote:
> > Thanks for the comments Richard;
> >
> > However, when i performed the dist-upgrade i did the following:
> >
> > updated to latest Sarge
> > changed sources to testing
> > updated to latest testing
> > changed sources to unstable
> > updated to latest unstable
> >
> > note that the initial sources list pointed to Sarge
> >
> > i'll wait a couple days to see if this fixes itself.
> Keep in mind that, for Debian, unstable is definitely bleeding edge.
> Weird bugs show up sometimes, because the package itself is not quite
> right.
> Cheers
> Cam

Thanks for the tips.

now for some new strangeness....

after one more shot at a dist-upgrade on this machine, i am informed that the 
nvidia-glx package is broken and will need to be removed if i am to keep xorg 

#aptitude install xserver-xorg

The following packages are BROKEN:
The following NEW packages will be automatically installed:
  xkb-data xresprobe xserver-xorg-core xserver-xorg-input-all 
xserver-xorg-input-evdev xserver-xorg-input-kbd xserver-xorg-input-mouse 
xserver-xorg-input-synaptics xserver-xorg-input-wacom 
  xserver-xorg-video-all xserver-xorg-video-apm xserver-xorg-video-ark 
xserver-xorg-video-ati xserver-xorg-video-chips xserver-xorg-video-cirrus 
xserver-xorg-video-cyrix xserver-xorg-video-dummy 
  xserver-xorg-video-fbdev xserver-xorg-video-glint xserver-xorg-video-i128 
xserver-xorg-video-i740 xserver-xorg-video-i810 xserver-xorg-video-imstt 
xserver-xorg-video-mga xserver-xorg-video-neomagic 
  xserver-xorg-video-newport xserver-xorg-video-nsc xserver-xorg-video-nv 
xserver-xorg-video-rendition xserver-xorg-video-s3 xserver-xorg-video-s3virge 
  xserver-xorg-video-siliconmotion xserver-xorg-video-sis 
xserver-xorg-video-sisusb xserver-xorg-video-tdfx xserver-xorg-video-tga 
xserver-xorg-video-trident xserver-xorg-video-tseng 
  xserver-xorg-video-v4l xserver-xorg-video-vesa xserver-xorg-video-vga 
xserver-xorg-video-via xserver-xorg-video-vmware xserver-xorg-video-voodoo 
The following packages will be automatically REMOVED:

note that kde still will not install, and now xorg is borked. not sure what to 
do now...

anyone have an idea?


Dylan Beaudette
Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group
University of California at Davis
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