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From: Guillem Jover <guillem <at> debian.org>
Subject: Bug#714710: dpkg: when installed from live usb/cd /sbin/start-stop-daemon is empty shell script
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.debian.devel.dpkg.bugs
Date: Tuesday 2nd July 2013 06:29:19 UTC (over 3 years ago)
Hi!

On Tue, 2013-07-02 at 02:33:36 +0200, deloptes wrote:
> Package: dpkg
> Version: 1.15.8.13
> Severity: important
> 
> When installed from live usb/cd /sbin/start-stop-daemon is empty shell
script
> This results in strange behaviour of start/stop services like nfs
> 
> I read a whole bunch of issues related to nfs (rpc.statd not running)
> While having another machine with same setup and nfs working I excluded
the possibility of being related to some mostly discussed bugs
> I noticed that portmap and rpc.statd are simply not starting, because the
start-stop-daemon program was an empty shells script
> unfortunately the version reported here was overwritten by dpkg
--reinstall install dpkg, but I hope in this way that other people having 
> similar issues with daemons not starting properly will solve it easily.

This would be an issue with whatever Live USB/CD software you are using.
If that's one of the packaged solutions in Debian, then we can reassign
the bug report there, otherwise there's not much that can be done, except
that you'd need to file such bug report on the project producing those
Live images.

Thanks,
Guillem
 
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