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 #875152 reported by S.H.Arndt-Vickey on 2011-10-15
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Bug Description

samba is unable to install or uninstall due to unresolved dependencies, gosa as well. I can't even remove them to start over.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: samba 2:3.5.8~dfsg-1ubuntu2.3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-11.50-generic 2.6.38.8
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-11-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Oct 15 12:16:03 2011
ErrorMessage: ErrorMessage: package samba is not ready for configuration cannot configure (current status `half-installed')
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Studio 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64 (20101008)
NmbdLog:

SambaServerRegression: No
SmbConfIncluded: Yes
SmbLog:

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')
UbuntuFailedConnect: Yes
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-10-14 (0 days ago)

S.H.Arndt-Vickey (shvickey) wrote :
S.H.Arndt-Vickey (shvickey) wrote :

 Bug #875152 - Uname: Linux 2.6.38-11-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx

 Bug #874760 - Uname: Linux 2.6.38-12-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia

A lot of the details are similar but there are noticeable differences in the specifics of the reports. I assume the two above are architecture related.

S.H.Arndt-Vickey (shvickey) wrote :

Completely removed Samba, Gosa and all depends, then reinstalled seems to be working for the moment. it did not kick up the errors this time anyway. Actually had to reinstall gosa to remove it.....you figure that one out.

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