The original message:
> We recently installed the latest security/recommended and y2k bundles,
> as well as some miscellaneous patches on several systems. Now, on one of
> the machines, when we execute "showrev -p" it displays:
> showrev: get_env_var(SPROswmgr, SUNW_PATCHID)
> and terminates. I don't think the patch process ran out of free space:
> Filesystem kbytes used avail capacity Mounted on
> /dev/dsk/c0t3d0s0 1010590 506406 403134 56% /
> /dev/dsk/c0t3d0s6 741542 273509 393883 41% /usr
> /proc 0 0 0 0% /proc
> fd 0 0 0 0% /dev/fd
> /dev/dsk/c0t1d0s0 1414510 946743 326317 75% /data
> /dev/dsk/c0t4d0s0 1952573 614922 1142401 35% /lab
> swap 438660 128 438532 1% /tmp
> Output from uname -a:
> SunOS dms1 5.5.1 Generic_103640-20 sun4m sparc SUNW,SPARCstation-20
> What happened?
1) I may have installed a patch which added this "feature"; Solaris 2.6
apparently prevents non-root users from retrieving patch information.
2) Look for a core file in /var/sadm.
3) A directory under /var/sadm/pkg has the wrong permissions.
/var/sadm/pkg/SPROswmgr had permissions of 700.
John Bradley <email@example.com
Sean Ward <firstname.lastname@example.org
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Q: Why do PCs have a reset button on the front?
A: Because they are expected to run Microsoft operating systems.
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