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Luupgrade Fails with "Installation Of <Sunwxorg-Compatlinks> Partially Failed" (Doc ID 1437467.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2023

Applies to:

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


An luupgrade fails with following messages:

luupgrade: WARNING: <1> packages failed to install properly on boot environment <SOL10>.
luupgrade: INFORMATION: The file
</var/sadm/system/data/upgrade_failed_pkgadds> on boot environment <SOL10>
contains a list of packages that failed to upgrade or install properly.
luupgrade: INFORMATION: Review the files listed above. Remember that all
of the files are located on boot environment <SOL10>. Before you activate
boot environment <SOL10>, determine if any additional system maintenance
is required or if additional media of the software distribution must be
luupgrade: DEBUG(*): Unmounting ABE mount point </a> from ICF file </tmp/.liveupgrade.9070.5409/.luupgrade.beicf>.
luupgrade: The Solaris upgrade of the boot environment <SOL10> is partially complete.

The upgrade_log contains the following messages:

Doing pkgadd of SUNWxorg-compatlinks to /
pkgadd: ERROR: unable to create package object </a/usr/lib/X11>.
file type <s> expected <d> actual
unable to remove existing directory at </a/usr/lib/X11>

Installation of <SUNWxorg-compatlinks> partially failed.
pkgadd return code = 2


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