Bug#613813: nvidia-glx: nvidia-glx tries to install normal linux-image but linux-image-...-bigmem is already installed

Andreas Beckmann debian at abeckmann.de
Mon Feb 21 15:25:10 UTC 2011

reassign 613813 apt
merge 605608 613813

On 2011-02-17 13:53, Robert Krištofič wrote:
> i A linux-image-2.6.32-5-686-bigmem - Linux 2.6.32 for PCs with 4GB+ RAM
> When i try install nvidia-glx, this package install new additional linux-image

That's a known apt/aptitude problem, which are choosing a longer path
(i.e. install 2 new packages) to satisfy dependencies than neccessary
(which would just install one but different new package).


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