package mysql-server-5.0 5.0.67-0ubuntu6 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #307367 reported by John Franklin on 2008-12-12
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Bug Description

UPDATE: Happened again https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/307373 there is more information in that post. -J

I don't know. I had installed "Add to Ubuntu" Mythbuntu. Run MCC and checked "Primary Backend". It had to install some mysql server and gave this failure during the install.

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.10
ErrorMessage: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: mysql-server-5.0 5.0.67-0ubuntu6
SourcePackage: mysql-dfsg-5.0
Title: package mysql-server-5.0 5.0.67-0ubuntu6 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Uname: Linux 2.6.27-9-generic i686

John Franklin (hondaman-nc) wrote :
description: updated
lazslo (enochlnx) wrote :

I'm running kubuntu 64-bit. There is nothing in the error logs...

ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Setting up mysql-server-5.0 (5.0.67-0ubuntu6) ...
 * Stopping MySQL database server mysqld [ OK ]
Reloading AppArmor profiles : done.
 * Starting MySQL database server mysqld [fail]
invoke-rc.d: initscript mysql, action "start" failed.
dpkg: error processing mysql-server-5.0 (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of mysql-server:
 mysql-server depends on mysql-server-5.0; however:
  Package mysql-server-5.0 is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing mysql-server (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a previous failure.
                                                                                                          Errors were encountered while processing:
 mysql-server-5.0
 mysql-server
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

lazslo (enochlnx) wrote :

I went through all the dependences listed and the ONLY difference were the perl packages.
perl 5.10.0-11.1ubuntu2 >> perl 5.10.0-11.1ubuntu2.2
perl-base 5.10.0-11.1ubuntu2 >> perl-base 5.10.0-11.1ubuntu2.2
perl-modules 5.10.0-11.1ubuntu2 >>perl-modules 5.10.0-11.1ubuntu2.2

Iwondering if the upgrade of perl is the problem.

I've changed permissions and created files to get mysql to work. I
don't get it.

~\>tail /var/log/syslog
Jan 15 18:12:07 test mysqld[21016]: 090115 18:12:07 [ERROR]
Aborting
Jan 15 18:12:07 test mysqld[21016]:
Jan 15 18:12:07 test mysqld[21016]: 090115 18:12:07 [Note]
/usr/sbin/mysqld: Shutdown complete
Jan 15 18:12:07 test mysqld[21016]:
Jan 15 18:12:07 test mysqld_safe[21019]: ended
Jan 15 18:12:22 test /etc/init.d/mysql[21429]: 0 processes alive and
'/usr/bin/mysqladmin --defaults-file=/etc/mysql/debian.cnf ping' resulted in
Jan 15 18:12:22 test /etc/init.d/mysql[21429]: ^G/usr/bin/mysqladmin:
connect to server at 'localhost' failed
Jan 15 18:12:22 test /etc/init.d/mysql[21429]: error: 'Can't connect to
local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)'
Jan 15 18:12:22 test /etc/init.d/mysql[21429]: Check that mysqld is
running and that the socket: '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' exists!
Jan 15 18:12:22 test /etc/init.d/mysql[21429]

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