Re: xserver-xfree86 install problem (debian-testing)
On Sun, Oct 07, 2001 at 10:57:03AM -0700, Blars Blarson wrote:
> I've got a system where I've recently installed potato and then
> upgraded to testing. (Current as of a couple of days ago.) I never
> had X working on potato, but I suspect the bits of it remaining may be
> part of the problem.
> When I try to install xserver-xfree86 I get the error
> "subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 128"
> Not very helpful.
> I've probably made matters worse trying to debug the problem. Adding
> a -v to /var/lib/dpkg/info/xserver-xfree86.postinst gave a few more
> messages, but the messages stop after starting the frontend.
Sounds like a bug; no idea if it's been fixed in unstable. You can
probably get a good bit further using "export DEBCONF_DEBUG='.*'" before
configuring xserver-xfree86 and posting the output here.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]