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Installing from new Debian install - inetd error

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by evolutionms, Jan 27, 2007.

  1. evolutionms

    evolutionms Guest

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    I've installed from a fresh install of Debian 3 different times tonight only to run into the same problem every time. The error is shown below.

    Setting up php4-common (4.3.10-18) ...
    Setting up libapache2-mod-php4 (4.3.10-18) ...
    Forcing reload of web server: Apache2.

    Selecting previously deselected package psa-php4-configurator.
    (Reading database ... 39794 files and directories currently installed.)
    Unpacking psa-php4-configurator (from .../psa-php4-configurator_1.1.0-debian3.1.build81061129.22_all.deb) ...
    Selecting previously deselected package psa.
    Unpacking psa (from .../psa_8.1.0-debian3.1.build81061129.22_i386.deb) ...
    Trying to define super-server internet daemon type... inetd
    Trying to check if inetd daemon is running... ERROR: no running inetd found
    dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/psa_8.1.0-debian3.1.build81061129.22_i386.deb (--unpack):
    subprocess pre-installation script returned error exit status 1
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    /var/cache/apt/archives/psa_8.1.0-debian3.1.build81061129.22_i386.deb
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
    ERROR: Install command execution failed
    Errors just before:
    - Can't execute package installation command

    This happens even if I uninstall the openbsd-inetd package before install. This leaves me with 2 questions:

    First, why is this happening, and

    Second, what is the base build that Plesk developers are using for Debian builds?

    When I build a debian box, I don't install it as a Desktop, Server, or anything else. To me that's a base build. If we know what the developers are using to test their installer, it would be easier to troubleshoot install problems.
     
  2. Dmitry Frantsev

    Dmitry Frantsev Golden Pleskian

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    As I know openbsd-inetd package should not be installed on the server otherwise Plesk installation fails. Actually, this information is included into release notes for Plesk: http://download1.swsoft.com/Plesk/Plesk8.1/Debian3.1/psa_8.1.0-debian3.1.build81061226.14_i386.html
    ......................................
    If you are going to install Plesk on Debian systems, make sure that the openbsd-inetd package is not installed on your system. Otherwise, the installation may fail.
    ......................................

    After that try to install 'xinetd' package:
    # apt-get install xinetd

    and then continue Plesk installation. Hope it helps.
     
  3. evolutionms

    evolutionms Guest

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    I had read the part about removing openbsd-inetd, but I didn't know about the xinetd install. Once I successfully removed that package and installed xinetd, it did in fact install cleanly. Thanks for the extra tip!
     
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