Failed Install of -- Errors 0403-012 and 0653-401


OS Level: 4.2.1
Type/Model: 410


Installing fails with the errors 0403-012 and 0653-401, as follows:

	installp:  APPLYING software for:
Restoring files, please wait.
./ 469!: 0: 0403-012 A test command parameter
is not valid.
mv: 0653-401 Cannot rename /lpp/save.config/etc/$ to
             A file or directory in the path name does not exist.
sysck: 3001-038 The name staff is not a known group for entry
sysck: 3001-003 A value must be specified for group for entry
sysck: 3001-017 Errors were detected validating the files
        for package
0503-464 installp:  The installation has FAILED for the "root" part
        of the following filesets:
installp:  Cleaning up software for:


Check /etc for and rc.bsdnet. If neither is present, proceed through the following steps.

  1. Execute cd /usr/lpp/ and copy and rc.bsdnet to /etc.
  2. Execute cd /var/spool and then ls.
  3. If secretmail is not a listed directory, execute mkdir secretmail.
  4. Execute chown bin secretmail and then chgrp staff secretmail.
  5. Look for a failure with the following message:
        staff is not a recognized group.
  6. Execute cd /etc and vi group for staff.
  7. If staff is not listed under group, execute smitty group and add a group called staff.
  8. Return to /var/spool/secretmail and execute chown bin secretmail and chgrp staff secretmail.
  9. Install through smitty install_selectable_all. The installation should be successful.

[ Doc Ref: 93637970220680     Publish Date: Oct. 01, 1999     4FAX Ref: none ]