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Old 11-29-2003, 02:39 AM   #1
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exim problems ! help please !

i'm using Debian 3.0 r1 2.4.22 kernel when i try to apt-get install exim it dowloades it and then sptis out this:

Error: system's FQDN hostname (darkstar.) doesn't match
RFC1035 syntax; cannot configure the mail system.
dpkg: error processing exim (--configure):
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of mailx:
mailx depends on mail-transport-agent; however:
Package mail-transport-agent is not installed.
Package exim which provides mail-transport-agent is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing mailx (--configure):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of logrotate:
logrotate depends on mailx; however:
Package mailx is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing logrotate (--configure):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of samba:
samba depends on logrotate; however:
Package logrotate is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing samba (--configure):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing:

help !
Old 12-01-2003, 07:11 AM   #2
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apt-get -f install

see if that helps. then rerun eximconfig (or is it eximconf?) and regenerate your /etc/exim/exim.conf file.

Good Luck!


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