pve-firmware conflicts: firmware-linux-free

3lue

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When trying to update my proxmox host machine, I get following error:

Code:
root@hosts ~ # apt upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 pve-firmware : Conflicts: firmware-linux-free but 3.4 is to be installed
E: Broken packages

Googled already and found this: https://forum.proxmox.com/threads/unmet-dependencies-issue-when-updating-5-x.37432/

Seems like the one in the last post fixed it with dist-upgrade, but my server wants to install linux-image-4.9.0-9-amd64:

Code:
root@hosts ~ # apt dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  linux-image-4.9.0-9-amd64
The following packages will be upgraded:
  base-files libmariadbclient18 libpng16-16 linux-image-amd64 linux-libc-dev
  python-cryptography python-pip python-pip-whl rsync
9 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 43.9 MB of archives.
After this operation, 193 MB of additional disk space will be used.

and after my unterstanding, this would replace the proxmox kernel, wouldn't it? I've installed Proxmox 5.4-4.
Can I dist-upgrade without any problems? Thanks in advance!
 

wolfgang

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Hi,

you have to remove "firmware-linux-free" and install proxmox-ve again.
 

3lue

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Code:
root@hosts ~ # apt remove firmware-linux-free
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Package 'firmware-linux-free' is not installed, so not removed
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 9 not upgraded.

firmware-linux-free isn't installed :/
 

3lue

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also remove this

Code:
root@hosts /var/www/html # apt remove linux-image-4.9.0-9-amd64
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree      
Reading state information... Done
Package 'linux-image-4.9.0-9-amd64' is not installed, so not removed
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 10 not upgraded.

isn't installed too
 

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