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Old 12-26-2007, 09:43 PM   #1
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Smart update error

Smart tells me there are "pending upgrades". But after it downloads all the upgrades it errors out with...

"warning: Configuration is in readonly mode!
error: Can't update channels in readonly mode."

What exactly does that mean? I am running as root and the files under /etc/smart permit writing by root.

Old 12-27-2007, 02:40 PM   #2
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You normally get that message when the database is locked or another instance of smart is already accessing the database.


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