package rsyslog 4.2.0-2ubuntu8.1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #692919 reported by rannsaicher on 2010-12-21
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: rsyslog

bug occurred during routine upgrade

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: rsyslog 4.2.0-2ubuntu8.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-27.49-386 2.6.32.26+drm33.12
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-27-386 i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Dec 21 16:27:15 2010
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
SourcePackage: rsyslog
Title: package rsyslog 4.2.0-2ubuntu8.1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

rannsaicher (rannsaicher) wrote :
rannsaicher (rannsaicher) wrote :

machine still boots ok...

I found and tried running the rsyslog.postinst script from a command window
sudo ./rsyslog.postinst configure

message was
start : job is already running : rsyslog
 invoke-rc.d: initscript rsyslog action "start" failed

Not sure if this was the same error that occurred during the update.

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