Re: [Networker] problems with 7.1.1 to 7.1.3 upgrade

2005-04-18 12:16:10
Subject: Re: [Networker] problems with 7.1.1 to 7.1.3 upgrade
From: Dave Mussulman <mussulma AT CS.UIUC DOT EDU>
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 11:09:32 -0500
On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 11:55:47AM -0400, Teresa Biehler wrote:
> I'm upgrading my NW server from v7.1.1 (on Solaris) to v7.1.3.  Well,
> I've uninstalled without problems, but when I try to install v7.1.3, I
> get the following:
> Directory to use for client, licensing and server information [/nsr]? 
> `/nsr' is not writable
> As far as I can see, /nsr is indeed writable by root.  So, I looked at
> the script in the install directory to see what tests were done to
> produce this error.  I found one place within the script that produces
> this error.  When I reproduce that function, loop and test, the results
> that I receive is that our /nsr directory is writable.  
> Has anyone seen this?  Do you have any ideas?  

I have seen this, and the fix in my case was to make the directory group
writable as well.  I know that it shouldn't matter, and I don't know why
it doesn't work, but adding group write permissions let the pkgadd


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