[Bug 317216] [NEW] "/etc/init.d/mysql start" fails, so package can't be configured

Bogdan Butnaru bogdanb+launchpad at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 19:21:57 GMT 2009


Public bug reported:

Up to date Jaunty, on amd64:

$ dpkg -C
The following packages are only half configured, probably due to problems
configuring them the first time.  The configuration should be retried using
dpkg --configure <package> or the configure menu option in dselect:
 mysql-server-5.1     MySQL database server binaries

bogdanb at mabelode:/var/cache/pbuilder/result$ sudo dpkg --configure mysql-server-5.1
Setting up mysql-server-5.1 (5.1.30-2ubuntu2) ...
 * Stopping MySQL database server mysqld                                                                                                                                                                    [ OK ] 
 * Starting MySQL database server mysqld                                                                                                                                                                           dpkg: error processing mysql-server-5.1 (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 255
Errors were encountered while processing:
 mysql-server-5.1

bogdanb at mabelode:/etc/init.d$ sudo mysql start
ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: amd64
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ErrorMessage: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Package: mysql-server-5.1 5.1.30-2ubuntu2
SourcePackage: mysql-dfsg-5.1
Title: package mysql-server-5.1 5.1.30-2ubuntu2 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-4-generic x86_64

** Affects: mysql-dfsg-5.1 (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New


** Tags: apport-package

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"/etc/init.d/mysql start" fails, so package can't be configured
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/317216
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