Ticket #9441 (closed defect: fixed)
Installation failed due to limited hard link support => Fixed in SVN
|Reported by:||erikb||Owned by:|
|Version:||VirtualBox 4.1.2||Keywords:||error creating hard link|
Please do not use hard links. Users of (file-)systems with limited hard link support, e. g. OpenAFS, cannot simply install this package with "apt-get", "dpkg" or any other native installer on Linux.
The use of hard links saves marginal diskspace, but leads to hassle on every update of this package on some filesystems, so please just do without hard links:
Preparing to replace virtualbox-4.1 4.1.0-73009~Debian~squeeze (using .../virtualbox-4.1_4.1.2-73507~Debian~squeeze_amd64.deb) ... Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules:. Unpacking replacement virtualbox-4.1 ... dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/virtualbox-4.1_4.1.2-73507~Debian~squeeze_amd64.deb (--unpack): error creating hard link `./usr/share/virtualbox/src/vboxhost/vboxpci/version-generated.h': Invalid cross-device link configured to not write apport reports dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) [...] Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/virtualbox-4.1_4.1.2-73507~Debian~squeeze_amd64.deb E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) A package failed to install. Trying to recover:
- Summary changed from Installation failed due to limited hard link support to Installation failed due to limited hard link support => Fixed in SVN