Bug#818293: kpartx: cannot be installed

Eric Valette eric.valette at free.fr
Tue Mar 15 17:12:59 UTC 2016

Package: kpartx
Version: 0.5.0+git1.656f8865-7
Severity: grave
Justification: renders package unusable

LANG=C; apt-get upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following packages have been kept back:
The following packages will be upgraded:
1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/32.2 kB of archives.
After this operation, 2048 B disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] 
(Reading database ... 387658 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../kpartx_0.5.0+git1.656f8865-7_amd64.deb ...
Failed to stop multipathd.service: Unit multipathd.service not loaded.
dpkg: warning: subprocess old pre-removal script returned error exit status 5
dpkg: trying script from the new package instead ...
dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/kpartx_0.5.0+git1.656f8865-7_amd64.deb (--unpack):
 there is no script in the new version of the package - giving up
Failed to get unit file state for multipathd.service: No such file or directory
multipathd.service is a disabled or a static unit, not starting it.
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.4.5 (SMP w/8 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages kpartx depends on:
ii  dmsetup             2:1.02.116-1+b1
ii  libc6               2.23-0experimental0
ii  libdevmapper1.02.1  2:1.02.116-1+b1
ii  udev                229-2

kpartx recommends no packages.

kpartx suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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