Re: Problem installing MySQL-Server; dpkg not helpful
Well, I almost wish I had the problem still so I could try that. Upon
suggestion from members of the list, I purged the installation and then
did a fresh apt-get install. Worked like a charm.
On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, Christian Hammers wrote:
> > Is there a log that I can see where exactly the post installation script
> > died?
> I was brought to the attention of this thread and can probably help you.
> At least when experiencing problems with the mysql package the following
> should help:
> export DEBIAN_SCRIPT_DEBUG=1
> apt-get install mysql-server (or dpkg-reconfigure -plow mysql-server)
> P.S.: Please CC, I'm not subscribed
> > Is there anyway to get dpkg to be more specific? It's failing, as you can
> > see below, but offers no clues as to why.
> > pux:~# apt-get -q install mysql-server
> > Reading Package Lists...
> > Building Dependency Tree...
> > The following NEW packages will be installed:
> > mysql-server
> > 0 packages upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> > Need to get 0B/3549kB of archives. After unpacking 7852kB will be used.
> > Preconfiguring packages ...
> > Selecting previously deselected package mysql-server.
> > (Reading database ... 38613 files and directories currently installed.)
> > Unpacking mysql-server (from .../mysql-server_3.23.51-1woody5_hppa.deb) ...
> > Setting up mysql-server (3.23.51-1woody5) ...
> > Stopping MySQL database server: mysqld.
> > dpkg: error processing mysql-server (--configure):
> > subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> > Errors were encountered while processing:
> > mysql-server
> > E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)