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Re: xfs + woody

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Subject: Re: xfs + woody
From: Ethan Benson <erbenson@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 04:20:01 -0800
In-reply-to: <20010927135549.B27851@cistron-office.nl>; from jigal@cistron-office.nl on Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 01:55:50PM +0200
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On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 01:55:50PM +0200, Jigal Weinberg wrote:
> This is what I experienced also.
> The problem lies in the fact that the start-stop deamon is worngfully
> installed. You find 2 version in /sbin/ the one who is currentlu in use
> is the wrong one. Just move it to old and rename the other.

for the curious...

this happens if debootstrap (the base system installer) fails or
aborts in the middle.  before it starts installing the base packages it
moves start-stop-daemon and replaces it with /bin/true, this is to
avoid daemons being started in the chrooted environment (like
syslog).  its supposed to undo that at the end, but if it fails midway
that doesn't happen obviously.

Ethan Benson

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