Running Touch Errors With "touch: cannot change times on {filename}: Bad address"

(Doc ID 1422173.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Running touch(1) on a file or in an attempt to create a file fails with an error similar to the following:

# touch temp
touch: cannot change times on temp: Bad address


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