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Old 11-02-2004, 07:39 AM   #1
maxbolotin
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Exclamation Problems using emerge on gentoo


Yeah, I finally got gentoo up and running with X and everything, only to see that all attempts at emerging software fails. For example, when doing emerge xchat:

Code:
herren root # emerge xchat
Calculating dependencies ...done!
>>> emerge (1 of 1) net-irc/xchat-2.0.8-r1 to /
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/emerge", line 2599, in ?
    mydepgraph.merge(mydepgraph.altlist())
  File "/usr/bin/emerge", line 1551, in merge
    retval=portage.doebuild(y,"clean",myroot,self.pkgsettings,edebug,cleanup=1)
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/portage.py", line 2155, in doebuild
    os.makedirs(mysettings["T"])
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/os.py", line 153, in makedirs
    makedirs(head, mode)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/os.py", line 154, in makedirs
    mkdir(name, mode)
OSError: [Errno 5] Input/output error: '/var/tmp/portage/xchat-2.0.8-r1'
I've looked all around for help, but noone seems to have the exact same problem.
Will someone help a poor nub?

( if this post is in the wrong forum, it's because I'm and idiot that deserves severe spanking. please correct my mistake for me. )
 
Old 11-30-2004, 11:10 AM   #2
davidbalt
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First try:

emerge --sync

then

emerge -u portage

then

emerge -u world

Let us know what happens!
 
  


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