[pkg-lighttpd] Bug#473053: Bug#473053: lighttpd doesn't install/start in Virtuozzo environment

Pierre Habouzit madcoder at debian.org
Sat Mar 29 13:29:21 UTC 2008

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 11:55:52PM +0000, Sebastian Krause wrote:
> Package: lighttpd
> Version: 1.4.19-1
> Severity: important
> I had used lighttpd for some time, but after the last upgrade of the
> package lighttpd doesn't start anymore in my VPS using Virtuozzo:
> Unpacking lighttpd (from .../lighttpd_1.4.19-1_i386.deb) ...
> Setting up lighttpd (1.4.19-1) ...
> Starting web server: lighttpd2008-03-28 00:40:34: (network.c.159) socket failed: Address family not supported by protocol 
>  failed!
> invoke-rc.d: initscript lighttpd, action "start" failed.
> dpkg: error processing lighttpd (--configure):
>  subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  lighttpd
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> The same problem when I try to start it later:
> sirio:/# /etc/init.d/lighttpd start
> Starting web server: lighttpd2008-03-28 00:51:02: (network.c.159) socket failed: Address family not supported by protocol 
>  failed!
> Looking at the source into network.c it seems that the problem has
> something to do with IPv6 -- it is not supported by Virtuozzo, so maybe
> this problem makes lighttpd unusable if IPv6 is not supported at all.

  that's because lighttpd now has ipv6 enabled by default and that your
kernel does not supports it. Please set server.ipv6 = no in
lighttpd.conf and be done with it.

·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder at debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org
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