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Re: pbbuttonsd refuses to configure



On Mon, 5 Jul 2004 18:12:31 +0200
Djoumé SALVETTI <salvetti@crans.org> wrote:

DS> Le lundi 07/05/04 James Tappin <sjt@star.sr.bham.ac.uk> a écrit :
DS> > I've been trying to install pbbuttonsd on my iBook (G3) and every
DS> > time I try to install it I get the following error:
DS> > invoke-rc.d: initscript pbbuttonsd, action "start" failed.
DS> > dpkg: error processing pbbuttonsd (--configure):
DS> >  subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 12
DS> > Errors were encountered while processing:
DS> >  pbbuttonsd
DS> > E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
DS> 
DS> Have a look in /var/log/daemon.log, if I remember well, I had the
DS> same problem as you, and it was the /dev/pmu that was missing.
DS> 

Turns out it was a known bug in the Sarge version -- installing the Sid
(0.6.2) package fixed it (It still gave a an error on initial install
but following a reboot it was working).

James

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