Gateway apt dist-upgrade hangs on update Build initial module - Solution in Post Number 2

today i update my whonix Whonix-XFCE-15 gateway.
Now it hangs on: Build initial module for 4.19.0-8-amd64

After a restart i have tried: sudo dpkg --configure -a
but it hangs on Build initial module for 4.19.0-8-amd64 also.

i have waited about 15 minutes and nothing happens.

What can i do to fix it?

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Thank you.

Hi friends, after a few days I tried to update my whonix gateway and when I type “sudo apt-get dist-upgrade” the update, the console freezes.

I tried to restart the gateway and give the command: sudo dpkg --configure -a. Unfortunately, the result does not change.

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Thanks I managed to solve the problem.

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Upon starting up both machines, it’s all smooth. Once inside them, things get a little bit slower. Problem started when tried to upgrade the distro and the gateway became unresponsive after downloading all updates.

Could this be due to a slower drive running at 5400 rpm?

Screen Capture:

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Dear WhoZero - Same Problem like you!


Don’t forget to read the solution in post 2 in this forum thread: Gateway apt dist-upgrade hangs on update Build initial module

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Ohhh yes, thank you very much for the Information Patrick! I set the RAM to 1300! Now it runs perfectly! Thank you very much for the very fast and good Support! GREAT!


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