Monday, March 29, 2010

solaris 8 patch installation status codes

Solaris 8 Patch Installation Status Codes
      0. No error
      1. Usage error
      2. Attempt to apply a patch that's already been applied
      3. Effective UID is not root
      4. Attempt to save original files failed
      5. pkgadd failed
      6. Patch is obsoleted
      7. Invalid package directory
      8. Attempting to patch a package that is not installed
      9. Cannot access /usr/sbin/pkgadd (client problem)
     10. Package validation errors
     11. Error adding patch to root template
     12. Patch script terminated due to signal
     13. Symbolic link included in patch
     14. NOT USED
     15. The prepatch script had a return code other than 0.
     16. The postpatch script had a return code other than 0.
     17. Mismatch of the -d option between a previous patch install and the current one.
     18. Not enough space in the file systems that are targets of the patch.
     19. $SOFTINFO/INST_RELEASE file not found
     20. A direct instance patch was required but not found
     21. The required patches have not been installed on the manager
     22. A progressive instance patch was required but not found
     23. A restricted patch is already applied to the package
     24. An incompatible patch is applied
     25. A required patch is not applied
     26. The user specified backout data can't be found
     27. The relative directory supplied can't be found
     28. A pkginfo file is corrupt or missing
     29. Bad patch ID format
     30. Dryrun failure(s)
     31. Path given for -C option is invalid
     32. Must be running Solaris 2.6 or greater
     33. Bad formatted patch file or patch file not found
     34. Incorrect patch spool directory
     35. Later revision already installed

     36. Cannot create safe temporary directory
     37. Illegal backout directory specified
     38. A prepatch, prePatch or a postpatch script could not be executed
     39. A compressed patch was unable to be decompressed
     40. Error downloading a patch
     41. Error verifying signed patch
     42. Error unable to retrieve patch information from SQL DB
     43. Error unable to update the SQL DB
     44. Lock file not available
     45. Unable to copy patch data to partial spool directory.
and afterwards...
# less /var/sadm/install_data/Solaris_rev_Recommended_log
# /usr/bin/showrev -p
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