package samba 2:3.5.8~dfsg-1ubuntu2.3 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: package samba is not ready for configuration cannot configure (current status `half-installed')

Bug #874760 reported by Brynn Boyd on 2011-10-15
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
samba (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Failed to install Samba

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: samba 2:3.5.8~dfsg-1ubuntu2.3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-12.51-generic 2.6.38.8
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-12-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu3
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Oct 14 17:10:14 2011
ErrorMessage: ErrorMessage: package samba is not ready for configuration cannot configure (current status `half-installed')
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release i386 (20110427.1)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 nautilus 1:3.2.0-0ubuntu5
 gvfs 1.10.0-0ubuntu1
SambaClientRegression: Yes
SourcePackage: samba
Title: package samba 2:3.5.8~dfsg-1ubuntu2.3 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: package samba is not ready for configuration cannot configure (current status `half-installed')
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-10-14 (0 days ago)

Brynn Boyd (brynnboyd) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in samba (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
mobrien118 (mobrien118) wrote :

Simply running "apt-get dist-upgrade" succeeded in installing the package immediately after the Oneiric upgrade (even before rebooting).

Not sure what caused this issue...

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