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package dhcp3-server 3.1.2-1ubuntu7 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Reported by Chris Cotter on 2009-12-11
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This bug affects 9 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
dhcp3 (Ubuntu)
Low
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Bug Description

DHCP3-server failed during an LTSP install.

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Dec 11 08:13:53 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: dhcp3-server 3.1.2-1ubuntu7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-16.53-generic
SourcePackage: dhcp3
Title: package dhcp3-server 3.1.2-1ubuntu7 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-16-generic x86_64

Chris Cotter (sirclown82) wrote :
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thanks for your report.

The relevant error is
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Setting up dhcp3-server (3.1.2-1ubuntu7) ...

useradd: cannot open /etc/passwd

adduser: `/usr/sbin/useradd -d /var/run -g dhcpd -s /bin/false -u 116 dhcpd' returned error code 1. Exiting.

dpkg: error processing dhcp3-server (--configure):

 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
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Chuck Short (zulcss) on 2009-12-14
Changed in dhcp3 (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
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