Remote Installworld

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Thu Mar 2 10:57:02 UTC 2006

On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 11:00:39AM +0200, Iantcho Vassilev wrote:
> Give us more details..
> I assume that 'make buildworld' and 'make buildkernel' and 'make
> installkernel' have finished successfuly.
> See if you /tmp isn`t mounted nosuid and noexec
Check kern.securelevel.  See security(7) where it talks about setting
securelevel and upgrading the system.  Or it maybe the securelevel(8)
manpage depending on your OS versoin.

> On 3/2/06, Nick <nick at> wrote:
> >    I'm currently administering a machine about 1500mi from me with nobody
> >    local to the machine to assist me.  Anyways, my only access to this
> >    machine is via SSH, no remote serial console or anything.
> >    When I try to do a "make installworld" I end up with
> >    install: rename: /lib/INS at aTxk to /lib/ Operation not
> >    permitted
> >    very shortly thereafter.  I cannot boot into single user mode because
> >    I am far, far away from the machine.  What can I do to finish the
> >    installworld?

Ruslan Ermilov
ru at
FreeBSD committer
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