[csw-users] Partial install of "pkg-get"
achace at mediacomcc.com
Wed Nov 21 18:26:03 CET 2007
I figured out the cause of the problem described below. I was logged in
as root; however, I started "bash" out of habit. Apparently "pkgadd"
chokes when started from "bash"...
Chalk this one up as a learning experience...
On Wed, 2007-11-21 at 11:20, Andrew Chace wrote:
> I am trying to install "pkg-get" on a machine running Solaris 10 8/07. I
> have used "pkg-get" before, but not with this release of Solaris. When I
> try to install the package I receive the following error from "pkgadd":
> Installing pkg_get - CSW version of automated package download
> tool as <CSWpkgget>
> ## Installing part 1 of 1.
> pkgadd: ERROR: unable to open temporary contents file image
> (errno 11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
> Installation of <CSWpkgget> failed (internal error) - package
> partially installed.
> Stuff that I've checked so far:
> 1. Sufficient free space on disk in temp directories and "/opt".
> 2. Remove package, and download/install it again.
> a. remove fails because package is partially installed.
> 3. Manually remove package directory from "/var/sadm/pkg".
> a. "pkgadd" no longer thinks the package is installed, but the
> reinstall fails with the same error.
> To me this looks like a problem with "pkgadd", but I have not been able
> to find anything on the web about how to resolve this. Pointers to
> relevant documentation or other mailing lists are appreciated...
> Thank you,
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> users at lists.blastwave.org
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