cpio:lstat failed AND cpio: mkdir failed
Posted on 2002-03-25
i use ximian desktop on my red hat linux 7.2 machine. ximian corporation released an new version of their software downloader, red-carpet. when i started red-carpet, he says that i must upgrade my (old) red-carpet with the new one. he keeps saying this and not did not let me do anything else. the problem is that upgrading (rpm -Uvh) crashes with the error "unpacking of archive failed: cpio: lstat failed - input/output error". i thought that maybe rpm was too old for that package. i have tried to upgrade rpm-4.0.3 to rpm-4.0.4. : "error: unpacking of archive failed: cpio: mkdir failed - input/output error". this is happening while i'm logged in as root. what's wrong?