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Mark Parsons
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Registered: ‎02-05-2009
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Hi,

 

I was doing a swinstall on my HPUX 11.11 server and my network connection dropped. I now can't get into swremove (to attempt to remove the partial installation) as it comes back with select target path (rather than the screen of installed software). Is there a lock file that needs to be removed somewhere? I know a system reboot will fix it but I don't really want to do that.

 

Kind Regards - Mark P.

 

 

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Robert_Jewell
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Registered: ‎06-26-2001
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Re: swinstall

The following should work:

 

    - Kill the swagentd process.
          # /sbin/init.d/swagentd stop

    - Run the following command, and if the file swlock exists, rename the file.
          # ls /var/adm/sw/products/swlock
            /var/adm/sw/products/swlock
          # mv /var/adm/sw/products/swlock /var/adm/sw/products/swlock-orig

    - Restart the swagentd process.
          # /sbin/init.d/swagentd start
 
    - Try the swinstall again.  If this works OK, then remove the swlock-orig file.

 

-Bob

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