[debian] locale.gen fails

Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindfors at iki.fi
Sat Mar 28 21:40:22 CET 2009

"arne anka" <openmoko at ginguppin.de> writes:
> just noticed that somehow my locales are gone.
> when trying to recreate them, locale.gen ends up with
> Generating locales (this might take a while)...
>    en_DK.UTF-8...cannot map archive header: Invalid argument
>   done
>    en_US.UTF-8...cannot map archive header: Invalid argument
>   done

> any hints? i so far found only reports of this porblem but no answer at  
> all.

Sounds like corrupted files to me. Run fsck and then debsums to check
the integrity of your installation.

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