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Installation of Ksplice uptrack-updates Creates Many Files in /var/cache/uptrack/ With UID 1000 (Doc ID 2426269.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.9 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

After installing Ksplice uptrack-updates many files inside /var/cache/uptrack/ with UID 1000 whereas no such user in system:

This is occurring on both OL6 and OL7, regardless of kernel (RHCK and UEK)

The files are being with UID 1000 and not UID 0.

# find /var -nouser -ls |more

274652 4 drwxr-xr-x 3 1000 1000 4096 Oct 18 2017 /var/cache/uptrack/Linux/x86_64/4.1.12-61.1.28.el6uek.x86_64/#2\ SMP\ Thu\ Feb\ 23\ 20:03:53\ PST\ 2017/updates/ksplice-cks7aiq3
274654 4 -rw-r--r-- 1 1000 1000 40 Aug 30 2017 /var/cache/uptrack/Linux/x86_64/4.1.12-61.1.28.el6uek.x86_64/#2\ SMP\ Thu\ Feb\ 23\ 20:03:53\ PST\ 2017/updates/ksplice-cks7aiq3/ksplice_tools_version
274659 4 -rw-r--r-- 1 1000 1000 2 Aug 30 2017 /var/cache/uptrack/Linux/x86_64/4.1.12-61.1.28.el6uek.x86_64/#2\ SMP\ Thu\ Feb\ 23\ 20:03:53\ PST\ 2017/updates/ksplice-cks7aiq3/api-version
274669 4 -rw-r--r-- 1 1000 1000 1246 Sep 20 2016 /var/cache/uptrack/Linux/x86_64/4.1.12-61.1.28.el6uek.x86_64/#2\ SMP\ Thu\ Feb\ 23\ 20:03:53\ PST\ 2017/updates/ksplice-cks7aiq3/README
274657 412 -rw-r--r-- 1 1000 1000 419102 Oct 18 2017 /var/cache/uptrack/Linux/x86_64/4.1.12-61.1.28.el6uek.x86_64/#2\ SMP\ Thu\ Feb\ 23\ 20:03:53\ PST\ 2017/updates/ksplice-cks7aiq3/ksplice-cks7aiq3_ixgbe-old.ko
274653 4 -rw-r--r-- 1 1000 1000 226 Aug 30 2017 /var/cache/uptrack/Linux/x86_64/4.1.12-61.1.28.el6uek.x86_64/#2\ SMP\ Thu\ Feb\ 23\ 20:03:53\ PST\ 2017/updates/ksplice-cks7aiq3/details
274656 192 -rw-r--r-- 1 1000 1000 192518 Oct 18 2017 /var/cache/uptrack/Linux/x86_64/4.1.12-61.1.28.el6uek.x86_64/#2\ SMP\ Thu\ Feb\ 23\ 20:03:53\ PST\ 2017/updates/ksplice-cks7aiq3/ksplice-cks7aiq3_ixgbevf-old.ko
274662 4 drwxr-xr-x 3 1000 1000 4096 Aug 30 2017 /var/cache/uptrack/Linux/x86_64/4.1.12-61.1.28.el6uek.x86_64/#2\ SMP\ Thu\ Feb\ 23\ 20:03:53\ PST\ 2017/updates/ksplice-cks7aiq3/modules
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396097 4 -rw-r--r-- 1 1000 1000 1246 Oct 16 2015 /var/cache/uptrack/Linux/x86_64/4.1.12-61.1.28.el6uek.x86_64/#2\ SMP\ Thu\Feb\ 23\ 20:03:53\ PST\ 2017/updates/ksplice-opm18jtg/README
399055 4 -rw-r--r-- 1 1000 1000 1246 Sep 20 2016 /var/cache/uptrack/Linux/x86_64/4.1.12-61.1.28.el6uek.x86_64/#2\ SMP\ Thu\Feb\ 23\ 20:03:53\ PST\ 2017/updates/ksplice-9du0z2lm/README

Changes

Installed Ksplice uptrack rpms.

Cause

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