djweis at plconline.com
Thu Apr 8 04:46:32 EST 1999
> * rpm works fine on the NFS host (a Linux/i386 PC), but not on the
> board itself. I suspect it has to do with the path settings.
> On the PC, I use ``--root /export'' for the correct path. On the
> board however, I get always this message :
> ``failed to open //var/lib/rpm/packages.rpm''
> Note the double-slash. Using ``--root /'' on the board did not work.
It's not the path settings - I get the same thing if I try to use rpm as a
[djweis at webdevel djweis]$ rpm --install BitchX-75p3-4.i386.rpm
failed to open //var/lib/rpm/packages.rpm
error: cannot open //var/lib/rpm/packages.rpm
Check your nfs exports, make sure no_root_squash it turned on for the
exported filesystem. Otherwise your root user is basically nobody.
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