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Can't Install Package Service/network/ftp In Solaris 11 Labeled Zone (Doc ID 2141927.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 02, 2019

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Unable able to install package service/network/ftp in a labeled zone. However, If Trusted Extensions are not enabled, and we build a normal solaris zone, then yes, the package ftp will install.

Here is the basic stacktrace.

# pkg install service/network/ftp
pkg: An unexpected error happened during install: [Errno 16] Device busy
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/pkg", line 6254, in handle_errors
__ret = func(*args, **kwargs)
File "/usr/bin/pkg", line 6240, in main_func
pargs=pargs, **opts)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/vendor-packages/pkg/", line 199, in writefile
os.rename(name, self.filename)
OSError: [Errno 16] Device busy

pkg: This is an internal error in pkg(5) version a1fb8dcc1a5e. Please log a
Service Request about this issue including the information above and this


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