Re: mySQL and 'testing'
'Problem' has been solved.
The clue was in 'syslog' .... it recorded that MySQl had been unable
to open the directory "/home/xxxx/xxxx/xxxx/Database" because it was too
Now with a 500gig drive in this box and 250gig on my 'home' directory
and only 7% used it couldn't possibly be 'too full'.
On taking a look I spotted that somehow the directory (and all it's
siblings at that same level) were no longer made up of titles that began
with a single upper case and the rest in lower case .. but were all
upper case (viz --- Database was now DATABASE)
renamed it back to the original and reran the installation through
synaptic, ... and it ran flawlessly and my data is still intact.
I am being verbose in my explanation in case anyone else comes across a
Why the directories at that level (seven of them) became renamed to all
upper case is the bigger mystery.... but as the original problem has
been 'cured' my plea for assistance has been fulfilled. Thanks folks.
On Sat, 2007-10-27 at 16:00, Mumia W.. wrote:
> On 10/27/2007 06:15 AM, ieb wrote:
> > [...]
> > E:mysql-server-5.0: sub-process post-installation script returned error
> > exit status 1
> > E: mysql server: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured