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  1. #1

    apt-get update error ! ! !

    when i run apt-get update i get this error at the end

    Reading package lists... Error!
    E: Couldn't make mmap of 12582912 bytes - mmap (22 Invalid argument)
    W: Unable to munmap
    E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.

    i also tried to make the cache bigger with "apt-get update -o APT::Cache-Limit=25165824" but no result.

    FYI: my debian is running on an ARM from atmel (AT91SAM9260).

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    how many entries do you have in your sources.lst ??

  3. #3
    this is my sources.list

    deb Index of /ftp/debian etch main
    deb-src Index of /ftp/debian etch main

    deb Debian -- Security Information etch/updates main
    deb-src Debian -- Security Information etch/updates main

    tx for the quick reply

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    I dont find any error while doing this same.

    apt-get update
    Get:1 Debian -- Security Information etch/updates Release.gpg [189B]
    Get:2 Debian -- Security Information etch/updates Release [37.6kB]
    Get:3 Anonymous FTP/MIRRORS Service etch Release.gpg [386B]
    Get:4 Anonymous FTP/MIRRORS Service etch Release [58.2kB]
    Get:5 Debian -- Security Information etch/updates/main Packages [292kB]
    Get:6 Anonymous FTP/MIRRORS Service etch/main Packages [4284kB]
    Get:7 Debian -- Security Information etch/updates/main Sources [46.1kB]
    Get:8 Anonymous FTP/MIRRORS Service etch/main Sources [1218kB]
    Fetched 5937kB in 2m10s (45.4kB/s)
    Reading package lists... Done

    -- anyway it may be depend upon your settings, and machine only
    -- any other updates ??

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    i think it is my low memory, i have 64MB of ram
    and with linux on it i have 30MB left mayby to little to make a memorymap (=>mmap)

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