Bug report: linux_base-8 cannot upgrade through NFS

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at Leidinger.net
Fri Jan 21 02:58:10 PST 2005

On Thu, 20 Jan 2005 23:31:40 -0500
"Enoch W." <ixew at hotmail.com> wrote:

> This started a number of revisions ago.

Revisions of what? rpm, linux_base-8 or the OS?

> It has become impossible to upgrade from a ports collection that is NFS 
> mounted.

Do you use the rpc.lockd on the NFS server? What version of the OS do
you have on the server and on the client?

> The error message is:
> ===>  Installing for linux_base-8-8.0_6
> cannot get exclusive lock on database
> kern.fallback_elf_brand: -1 -> 3
> redhat-release-8.0-8.noarch.rpm
> cannot get exclusive lock on database
> error: cannot open 
> /usr/ports/emulators/linux_base-8/work/linux_base-8-8.0/var/l
> ib/rpm/packages.rpm
> *** Error code 1
> Is there a solution except for copying the ports to a local drive?

As a workaround you can set the WRKDIRPREFIX to a local drive in
make.conf. All ports will get build there in a subdirectory then.


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