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Old 10-14-2004, 03:27 PM   #1
hemmelig
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Problem with java-installation


Yeah. I tought i could install java for Linux , so i downloaded the installer from Sun , and runn'd the shell-script. Then i got the RPM-file , and tried to install it , but somethings seems wrong..
Can someone be so kind to tell me what a transaction is , and explain me what all this is?
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[emil@localhost emil]$ rpm -ivh j2re-1_4_2_05-linux-i586.rpm /etc/security/selinux/file_contexts: No such file or directory feil: can't create transaction lock
And if so , can someone help me to solve that problem too?
Many thanks.
Emil.

Last edited by hemmelig; 10-14-2004 at 03:31 PM.
 
Old 10-14-2004, 03:38 PM   #2
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it looks like you have to be root. use "su" to do so.
 
Old 10-14-2004, 05:08 PM   #3
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always install as root...

$su - [will take u to the root account from ur account which has a $ sign]
password :****

# [# is the root mode ]

#rpm -ivh blah_blah.rpm

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Old 10-14-2004, 06:16 PM   #4
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Did you download a java rpm for the selinux kernel? SELinux uses a kernel written by the NSA the has Mandatory Access Controls in various parts of the kernel. The kernel was then used for a SELinux distribution. ( There may be a selinux red-hat kernel package that you may be using. In that case, the advice given earlier may be the problem. )
 
  


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