linux_base fails to install

Holger Bauer timewax at
Sun Apr 27 07:20:22 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
> portupgrade -v linux_base I wuold be happy to provide it. I am
> running:$uname -a
> FreeBSD 5.0-RELEASE-p7 FreeBSD 5.0-RELEASE-p7 #0:
> Tue Apr 1 18:34:29 PST 2003     
> evantd at i386
> Let me know if you think this should go to -ports or -current.
> Thanks in advance,
> Evan Dower
> PS: I hope this isn't all because I built it on April Fool's Day ;-)

you need to unmount your linprocfs before you upgrade linux_base. Had
the same error message when I upgraded it two weeks ago.


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