Receiving XCOFF Errors When Executing installp


OS Level: AIX Version 4.1.4
Type/Model: Unspecified


The user is receiving XCOFF errors when installp is executing. After checking the bos.rte.intall fileset, it was listed in the BROKEN state.


Complete the following steps to get the needed files from the latest mksysb tape.
  1. Create a file called /tmp/list with the following entries:
       ./usr/lib/instl/reject -> /usr/lib/instl/cleanup
       ./usr/lib/instl/update -> /usr/lib/instl/instal
  2. Enter:
       tctl -f /dev/rmt? rewind
  3. Enter:
       tctl -f /dev/rmt?.1 fsf 3
  4. Change into the / (root) directory. Enter:
       cd /
       restbyname -xvqvf /dev/rmt0.1 -Z /tmp/list

[ Doc Ref: 95635012610778     Publish Date: Apr. 28, 2000     4FAX Ref: none ]