Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 19541
RFE: Handle files modified by upgrade which are marked immutable
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:29:26 EDT
dump from anaconda on install .....
My system is down .... I am going to try to install LILO by hand ..
Please let me know when this might be fixed or how to proceed
Traceback (innermost last):
line 20, in run
rc = self.todo.doInstall ()
File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/todo.py", line 1732, in
File "/var/tmp/anaconda-7.0.1//usr/lib/anaconda/lilo.py", line 247, in
instRoot + '/etc/lilo.conf.rpmsave')
OSError: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted
Local variables in innermost frame:
self: <lilo.LiloConfiguration instance at 842ef88>
fstab: <fstab.GuiFstab instance at 8491b50>
#Bastille note: this file is normally installed with
#the ext2 "immutable" bit set to prevent editing.
#If you need to edit it, use "chattr" to unset the
#immutable bit first, then re-set the bit once you
hdList: <comps.HeaderListFromFile instance at 8482768>
Anaconda does not handle people who mark lilo.conf immutable. Interesting one. I
agree we should try and handle it
I will make this an enhancement request.
If you have a registration number for your product then Red Hat technical
support should be able to help you get your system booting again.