looking for netatalk install procedure

Noah admin2 at enabled.com
Tue Apr 21 18:36:04 UTC 2009

Brian McKee wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 11:03 AM, Derek Broughton <derek at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
>> No, he's already installed netatalk - I suspect it's "invoke-rc.d" that's
>> missing (therefore a dependency bug in netatalk).  I'm fairly sure that is
>> not part of the default install (package is sysv-rc).
> ==> aptitude show sysv-rc
> Package: sysv-rc
> State: installed
> Automatically installed: yes
> Version: 2.86.ds1-14.1ubuntu45.1
> Priority: required
> Section: base
> Looks like a normally installed file to me.
> It's not completing the install because starting the service is part
> of the install script.
> Starting the service is failing
>> Setting up netatalk (2.0.3-9) ...
>> Starting Netatalk services (this will take a while): nbp_rgstr:
>> Connection timed out
>> Can't register sffun:Workstation@*
>> invoke-rc.d: initscript netatalk, action "start" failed.
>> dpkg: error processing netatalk (--configure):
>>  subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
>> Errors were encountered while processing:
>>  netatalk
> Is there a log file relating to atalk?  That might give us more to work on.
> If I get a chance I'll install it on a box here and see what I get.
> Brian

not sure where the atalk logs would appear?

noah at sffun:/var/log$ ls
apache2     btmp          dmesg.0     exim4           lastlog    mailman 
        quagga            syslog.3.gz
apt         daemon.log    dmesg.1.gz  faillog         lpr.log 
messages       scrollkeeper.log  syslog.4.gz
aptitude    daemon.log.0  dmesg.2.gz  fontconfig.log  mail.err 
messages.0     syslog            udev
auth.log    debug         dmesg.3.gz  fsck            mail.info  news 
         syslog.0          user.log
auth.log.0  debug.0       dmesg.4.gz  kern.log        mail.log 
pure-ftpd      syslog.1.gz       wtmp
boot        dmesg         dpkg.log    kern.log.0      mail.warn 
pycentral.log  syslog.2.gz

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