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Re: [opensuse-security] whois update failed



On 2016-07-08 15:47, James Rome wrote:
> (1/1) Installing: whois-5.2.12-6.1.x86_64
> .......................................[error]
> Installation of whois-5.2.12-6.1.x86_64 failed:
> Error: Subprocess failed. Error: RPM failed: error: can't create
> transaction lock on /var/lib/rpm/.rpm.lock (Read-only file system)

It seems to me you have a local problem on your system, not that there
is a security issue with the whois update.

Please repost on the opensuse@... mail list where we will be happy to help.

Include the output of the "mount" command, and of "ps ax | grep rpm".

-- 
Cheers / Saludos,

		Carlos E. R.
		(from 13.1 x86_64 "Bottle" at Telcontar)

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