[mythtv-users] Totally screwed by software update

stinga stinga+mythtv at wolf-rock.com
Thu Nov 8 17:20:59 UTC 2012

On 08/11/12 16:13, Lee Maisel wrote:
>>>> Setting up mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.28-0ubuntu0.12.04.2) ...
>>>> start: Job failed to start
>>>> invoke-rc.d: initscript mysql, action "start" failed.
>>>> dpkg: error processing mysql-server-5.5 (--configure):
>>>> subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit 
>>>> status 1
>>>> dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of mysql-server:
>>>> mysql-server depends on mysql-server-5.5; however:
>>>>  Package mysql-server-5.5 is not configured yet.
>>>> dpkg: error processing mysql-server (--configure):
>>>> dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
>>>> No apport report written because the error message indicates its a 
>>>> followup error from a previous failure.
>>>> Errors were encountered while processing:
>>>> mysql-server-5.5
>>>> mysql-server
>>>> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
>>> That helps.
>>> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1998260&page=3
>> Thats the same version of mysql-server that is running on my system.  
>> Check your free space on your system drive.  If have no free space 
>> (or not enough free space), it will cause upgrades to have issues 
>> like this.
> I've tried all those suggestions, but still get the same error.   
> Apparently related to apparmor?
> Nothing I do fixes it so far.   Ugh
> Only using 5% of the filesystem, so disk space is not an issue.  
> Thanks,  I hope we can get it figured out so I don't have to 
> completely reinstall MythBuntu.

Turn off apparmour?

Do you have any version of mysql left? If so, remove it and try the 
install again.
That error comes from the post install stuff... does that mean the 
install failed or that the post install stuff is failing?
I assume the post install needs to start mysql and 'do stuff'.


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