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Re: synaptic install of initramfs-tools fails




On Sat, May 26, 2018 at 6:53 PM, Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 27/05/18 11:10, Charles Zeitler wrote:
>>
>> when trying to install initramfs-tools, synaptic froze part way through.
>
> [...]
>
>> still freezing:
>>
>> W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8168d-1.fw for
>> module r8169
>> any suggestions?
>
>
> What do you mean by freezing?

stopped producing output before finishing

>Does "apt-get install -f" complete?

nope:
E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure
-a' to correct the problem.

trying to open synaptic gives the same message- E:dpkg was interrupted.....

> You should be able to fix the firmware warnings by installing
> firmware-realtek from non-free.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> --
> Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Director
> Transient Software Limited <https://transient.nz/>
> New Zealand
>



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