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Re: [opensuse] Re: opensuse
  • From: Richard Ibbotson <richard.ibbotson@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 12:28:22 +0100 (BST)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LSU.1.10.0806031225230.28793@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Tue, 3 Jun 2008, Carlos E. R. wrote:
error: unpacking of archive failed on file
/usr/lib64/libusb-0.1.so.4: cpio: rename failed - Operation not
permitted.

What...!?
You... you are doing that as root, aren't you?

Yes.

Check permissions. Try "mount" to see if something is mounted readonly. Try
"df -h" to see if some device is full. Try stopping apparmour in case it is
gone wild.

No devices full. I thought it was apparmor. But, wasn't sure how to
stop it working on the OpenSuSE distro.

Your filesystem is reiserfs, perhaps? If it is, try booting the manual rescue
mode of the install DVD, that gives you a text console, and run fsck on the
filesystem.

ext3


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Richard
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