Re: Install process hangs on MTA restart
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On Thursday 03 March 2005 12:04 am, Superuserman wrote:
> Are you trying to finish installation or fix the installer?
Finish the installation.
> Actually, I have used the 19 Feb sid netinst without the
> same problem. The exim has been updated recently and might
> be different.
Any way to know that for certain?
> This could also be due to a misconfigured
Doubt it -- everything up to that point had gone well. Which is to say, there
were no errors pulling down all of the packages and the machine was
configured with a very, very standard static IP setup.
> or a modem crash.
It's lan behind a firewall. And it failed in the same place on at least three
> I doubt the netboot would work
> without a bootp and tftp server if at all.
> To just get past the problem edit the /etc/init.d/exim4 and
> put "exit 0" near the first line.
At what point during the installation should this be done?
> Maybe using the ps -ax and
> then kill exim from the second console would work.
I tried this, but nothing continued in that terminal. I had wondered if the
thing /after/ MTA configuration was hanging, but haven't gotten a chance to
dig out what that might be.
> Did you wait long enough? Those things usually timeout.
> Somebody else might want the debug info.
> Good Luck,
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