Failed to fork ERROR

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by The General, Oct 5, 2006.

  1. The General

    The General New Member

    Does any have any idea what this is all about...... Come on Falko i know you know the anwser ;-)

    [email protected] ~]# apt-get install cyrus-sasl cyrus-sasl-devel cyrus-sasl-gssapi cyrus-sasl-md5 cyrus-sasl-plain postfix imap
    Reading Package Lists... Done
    Building Dependency Tree... Done
    The following extra packages will be installed:
    openssl097a (0.9.7a-3.1)
    xinetd (2.3.13-6)
    The following packages will be upgraded
    cyrus-sasl (2.1.20-5 => 2.1.20-6)
    cyrus-sasl-devel (2.1.20-5 => 2.1.20-6)
    cyrus-sasl-md5 (2.1.20-5 => 2.1.20-6)
    cyrus-sasl-plain (2.1.20-5 => 2.1.20-6)
    The following NEW packages will be installed:
    cyrus-sasl-gssapi (2.1.20-6)
    imap (2002d-3)
    openssl097a (0.9.7a-3.1)
    postfix (2.2.2-2)
    xinetd (2.3.13-6)
    4 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 removed and 256 not upgraded.
    FATAL -> Failed to fork.
  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    Ist this setup on a VServer or on a standalone hardware?
  3. Hotwire

    Hotwire New Member

    Any luck? Im running an FC4 install and Im getting the failed to fork error with apt-get too.
  4. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    What about Till's question?
  5. The General

    The General New Member

    Failed to fork error FIXED!

    What i did to solve this problem was on a fresh install increase the /SWAP partition to 2000MB, Must be something to do with a memory hungry update! VVVVery SORRRRYYY about the late reply, I have been Very Ill.

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