[plug] Debugging an apt-get install.. (EXIM4!!!)
shayne at guild.murdoch.edu.au
Thu May 5 18:05:13 WST 2005
I'm getting these
2005-05-05 18:04:36 1CCNXO-0002QT-00 Berkeley DB error:
/var/spool/exim4/db/retry: unsupported hash version: 8
In the mainlogs. Any idea on fixing these?
I wish a robot would get elected president. That way, when he came to
town, we could all take a shot at him and not feel too bad.
- Jack Handey (And now, Deep thoughts)
On Thu, 5 May 2005, Shayne O'Neill wrote:
> I did the strace, and found that it was spending a massive amount of time
> processing an input directory that had a stupendous amount of files in
> So I deep sixed the content (it all seemed to be undeliverable crap) and
> it worked smoothly.
> The problem now is when using exim4-daemon-heavy I get mysqllib glibc
> compatability crashes.
> So I'm on exim4-daemon light. So far so good. elists work and so do users
> Now I just have to grok this problem.
> But at least I know how to cope with these horrors from now on :)
> I wish a robot would get elected president. That way, when he came to
> town, we could all take a shot at him and not feel too bad.
> - Jack Handey (And now, Deep thoughts)
> On Thu, 5 May 2005, Nick Bannon wrote:
> > On Thu, May 05, 2005 at 04:51:32PM +0800, Shayne O'Neill wrote:
> > [...]
> > > It gets to the setting up exim4 prompt and kind of falls asleep. I've
> > > waited for upgrades. No luck. Google tells me nothing, and I'm kinda
> > > getting deeply flustered by this.
> > Maybe that's during the exim4-base postinstall script. Have a look at
> > what processes are running at the time with "pstree -p", or "ps auxwww".
> > If you ^C it at that point, it may rerun that part when you do
> > "dpkg --configure --pending" - if so, you can examine or change the
> > /var/lib/dpkg/info/exim4-base.postinst or whichever script and try
> > again.
> > You can instrument the whole procedure with:
> > # strace -fo /tmp/strace.log apt-get install exim4
> > or similar, and see exactly which files get open()'ed or programs get
> > exec()'ed.
> > Nick.
> > --
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