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Old 03-03-2010, 01:23 PM
Julian Andres Klode
 
Default Bug#572341: Use of uninitialized value $type in exists at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-base.postinst line 1271, line 4.

Package: linux-2.6
Version: 2.6.33-1~experimental.2


When installing kernel 2.6.33, I get

Use of uninitialized value $type in exists at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-base.postinst line 1271, <STDIN> line 4.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (350, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.33-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages linux-image-2.6.33-2-amd64 depends on:
ii debconf [debconf 1.5.28 Debian configuration management sy
ii initramfs-tools 0.93.4 tools for generating an initramfs
ii linux-base 2.6.33-1~experimental.2 Linux image base package
ii module-init-tool 3.12~pre1-1 tools for managing Linux kernel mo

Versions of packages linux-image-2.6.33-2-amd64 recommends:
ii firmware-linux-free 2.6.32-9 Binary firmware for various driver

Versions of packages linux-image-2.6.33-2-amd64 suggests:
pn grub | lilo <none> (no description available)
pn linux-doc-2.6.33 <none> (no description available)

Versions of packages linux-image-2.6.33-2-amd64 is related to:
pn firmware-bnx2 <none> (no description available)
pn firmware-bnx2x <none> (no description available)
pn firmware-ipw2x00 <none> (no description available)
pn firmware-ivtv <none> (no description available)
ii firmware-iwlwifi 0.22 Binary firmware for Intel Wireless
pn firmware-linux <none> (no description available)
pn firmware-linux-nonfree <none> (no description available)
pn firmware-qlogic <none> (no description available)
pn firmware-ralink <none> (no description available)

-- debconf-show failed

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Julian Andres Klode - Debian Developer, Ubuntu Member

See http://wiki.debian.org/JulianAndresKlode and http://jak-linux.org/.
 
Old 03-04-2010, 12:02 AM
Ben Hutchings
 
Default Bug#572341: Use of uninitialized value $type in exists at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-base.postinst line 1271, line 4.

On Wed, 2010-03-03 at 15:23 +0100, Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.33-1~experimental.2
>
>
> When installing kernel 2.6.33, I get
>
> Use of uninitialized value $type in exists at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-base.postinst line 1271, <STDIN> line 4.

We established that this happened as a result of a configuration file
that refers to a nonexistent device. Such references should be ignored.

Ben.

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