[PlanetCCRMA] Multiple versions of "up2date"

Mark Knecht markknecht@comcast.net
Tue Aug 24 16:01:01 2004

On Tue, 2004-08-24 at 15:45, Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-08-24 at 14:39, Mark Knecht wrote:
> >    I'm updating my 12 year old's Planet machine today. (back to school
> > time, 'eh?) Anyway, I an apt-get update and then apt-get upgrade and
> > things were going along fine, but about 1/2 way through 180 packages it
> > quit. I rebooted and tried apt-get update again and got the message
> > about multiple versions of up2date.
> > 
> >    How do I recover from this?
> First let's make sure you have multiple versions. Just do a:
>   rpm -q up2date
> If you do, then you can remove _all_ of them by:
>   rpm -e --allmatches up2date
> I don't know why this may have happened. Did you get an error message
> when the original update quit?
> -- Fernando

Hi Fernando,
   Well, there are two copies:


rpm -e --allmatches up2date failed for dependencies. (firstboot, others,

There were no messages. The machien just hung for 30 minutes or so with
no activity and top said the system was 100% idle.

So, how do I proceed?


- Mark