collectd E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Kaushal Shriyan kaushalshriyan at
Mon Aug 16 14:25:15 UTC 2010


can some one please guide me  about the below issue

#apt-get install collectd
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  libart-2.0-2 librrd2
Suggested packages:
  collectd-dev hddtemp httpd-cgi libregexp-common-perl librrds-perl mbmon
Recommended packages:
  libhal1 liboping0 rrdtool
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  collectd libart-2.0-2 librrd2
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
Need to get 680kB of archives.
After this operation, 2011kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Y
Fetched 680kB in 0s (33.5MB/s)
Preconfiguring packages ...
Selecting previously deselected package libart-2.0-2.
(Reading database ... 31792 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking libart-2.0-2 (from .../libart-2.0-2_2.3.20-1_amd64.deb) ...
Selecting previously deselected package librrd2.
Unpacking librrd2 (from .../librrd2_1.2.19-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb) ...
Selecting previously deselected package collectd.
Unpacking collectd (from .../collectd_4.3.0-1_amd64.deb) ...
Setting up libart-2.0-2 (2.3.20-1) ...

Setting up librrd2 (1.2.19-1ubuntu1) ...

Setting up collectd (4.3.0-1) ...
Starting statistics collection and monitoring daemon:
collectdinvoke-rc.d: initscript collectd, action "start" failed.
dpkg: error processing collectd (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Processing triggers for libc6 ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
I am on Ubuntu Server 8.04
i followed the suggestion as mentioned here ---> but
it didnot work for me



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