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Old 07-27-2010, 07:18 PM
Sven Joachim
Default Bug#590607: linux-image-2.6.35-rc6-amd64: cruft file modules.devname left on the system after purging

Package: linux-2.6
Version: 2.6.35~rc6-1~experimental.1

Purging linux-image-2.6.35-rc6-amd64 left a stale file behind:

| % LANG=C sudo dpkg --purge linux-image-2.6.35-rc6-amd64
| (Reading database ... 167640 files and directories currently installed.)
| Removing linux-image-2.6.35-rc6-amd64 ...
| Examining /etc/kernel/prerm.d.
| Examining /etc/kernel/postrm.d .
| run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postrm.d/initramfs-tools 2.6.35-rc6-amd64 /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-rc6-amd64
| The link /boot/vmlinuz is a damaged link
| Removing symbolic link vmlinuz
| You may need to re-run your boot loader
| The link /boot/initrd.img is a damaged link
| Removing symbolic link initrd.img
| You may need to re-run your boot loader
| Purging configuration files for linux-image-2.6.35-rc6-amd64 ...
| Examining /etc/kernel/postrm.d .
| run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postrm.d/initramfs-tools 2.6.35-rc6-amd64 /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-rc6-amd64
| rmdir: failed to remove `/lib/modules/2.6.35-rc6-amd64': Directory not empty
| dpkg: warning: while removing linux-image-2.6.35-rc6-amd64, directory '/lib/modules/2.6.35-rc6-amd64' not empty so not removed.
| Processing triggers for readahead-fedora ...
| % LANG=C ls -lA /lib/modules/2.6.35-rc6-amd64
| total 2
| -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 196 Jul 27 20:59 modules.devname

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (101, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.35-rc6-nouveau+ (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

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