quantum-common error configuring (no /etc/quantum)

Bug #988999 reported by David Medberry on 2012-04-26
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
quantum (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

DId an apt-get install quantum-plugin-openvswitch-agent
and it failed (in a number of ways) but firstly in that quantum-common could not be configured.

Adding new user `quantum' (UID 108) with group `quantum' ...
Not creating home directory `/var/lib/quantum'.
chown: cannot access `/etc/quantum/': No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing quantum-common (--configure):

(This sounds like a bug already reported but still valid in:


David Medberry (med) wrote :

mkdir /etc/quantum resolves this issue.

James Page (james-page) wrote :


Setting up quantum-common (2012.1-0ubuntu4) ...
Adding system user `quantum' (UID 136) ...
Adding new user `quantum' (UID 136) with group `quantum' ...
Not creating home directory `/var/lib/quantum'.
chown: cannot access `/etc/quantum/': No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing quantum-common (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Changed in quantum (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
Igor Laskovy (igor-laskovy) wrote :

Thanks David!

Chuck Short (zulcss) on 2012-09-04
Changed in quantum (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package quantum - 2012.2~rc1~20120907.1154-0ubuntu1

quantum (2012.2~rc1~20120907.1154-0ubuntu1) quantal; urgency=low

  [ Adam Gandelman ]
  * debian/control: Add missing python-keystone dependency.
  * wrap-and-sort.

  [ Chuck Short ]
  * debian/rules:
    - Run testsuite on build.
    - Use get-orig-source.
    - Add python-amqplib, python-anyjson, python-httplib2, python-iso8601,
      python-kombu, python-lxml, python-netadr, python-pyudev to build depends
      and run time deps.
    - Add python-mock, python-mox, and python-unitest2 to build deps.
    - Add adduser as a dep to quantum-common.
  * debian/control: Bump standards version to 3.9.3
  * debian/quantum-common.install: Add missing configuration files.
    (LP: #988999)
  * debian/quantum-plugin-linuxbridge.install: Make isntallable.
  * Add manpages: gratitously ripped from debian.
  * Fix up lintian warnings. (LP: #1025203), (LP: #1021921)
  * Add metaplugin plugin.
  * debian/patches/fix-namespace.patch: Dropped it was causing
    python namespace issues.
    (LP: #1045064)
  * debian/*.upstart:
    - Specify configuration file and log directory.
    - Start on the right transition.
  * debian/rules:
    - Allow to disable testsuite.
    - Dont fail if the testsuite fails.
  * debian/patches/fix-quantum-configuration.patch: Fix configuration files.
  * Add packaging for quantum-plugin-l3 and quantum-plugin-l3-agent
  * Add packaging for quantum-plugin-dhcp-agent and quantum-plugin-dchp-agent
  * debian/patches/fix-ubuntu-tests.patch: Fix testsuite failures.

  [ Soren Hansen ]
  * Update debian/watch to account for symbolically named tarballs and
    use newer URL.
  * Add python-configobj as a build and run time dependency. Recently added
    tests need it, and the Cisco plugin has needed it for a while.
  * Fix Launchpad URLs in debian/watch.
 -- Chuck Short <email address hidden> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 18:50:09 -0500

Changed in quantum (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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