I got this error when run this firmware update command. Before this update was succesfully completed by this command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

pi@Raspi-2 ~ $ sudo rpi-update
Raspberry Pi firmware updater by Hexxeh, enhanced by AndrewS
Performing self-update
ARM/GPU split is now defined in /boot/config.txt using the gpu_mem option!
Updating firmware (this will take a few minutes)
error: rev-list died of signal 11
fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly
  • What happens when you run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade again? – Morgan Courbet Dec 8 '12 at 0:24
  • 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. – Genc Hosting Dec 8 '12 at 6:58
  • could be a memory issue - check that you have 30-50Mb of free RAM (free -h) before you run rpi-update. I recommend you update you copy of rpi-update, too. – abolotnov Jan 30 '13 at 22:12

I removed the git package and reinstalled it. The problem was solved.

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  • Strange. You can mark this as the correct answer in a couple of days. – Jivings Feb 26 '13 at 21:18

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