linux_base fails to install

Miguel Mendez flynn at
Mon Apr 21 11:12:17 PDT 2003

On Mon, 21 Apr 2003 10:40:52 -0700
"Evan Dower" <evantd at> wrote:


> Installing (actually upgrading) the linux_base port (from 7.1_2 to
> 7.1_3) fails with the following error:
> filesystem-2.0.7-1.noarch.rpm
> unpacking of archive failed on file /proc: cpio: chown failed -
> Operation not supported
> *** Error code 1
> and thus the installation stops. If anybody has any idea why this is,
> I would love to hear it. Also, if you want to see the full output from

umount linprocfs first, then it should install cleanly. Perhaps we
should add a check for that. Or, at least, a notice.

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