[OpenIndiana-discuss] Messed up system
hairryharry at tesco.net
Thu Jan 6 21:47:29 UTC 2011
Nikola M. wrote:
> On 01/ 6/11 01:53 PM, hairryharry wrote:
>> Have been running OI148 on Sony Netbook with good results. Had
>> installed OpenOffice from osol repo (contrib) and decided to uninstall
>> through package manger and install 3.2.0 GB version from download.
>> Could not get 3.2 to work and OI hung on shutdown requiring drop to
>> console log in and halt from there.
>> On booting drops out to console and will not allow root login only
>> user. When trying to then "startx" or any command I get
>> "-bash:/usr/bin/startx: /bin/ksh : bad interprter: no such file or
> I was just thinking about this problem a minutes ago.
> My install of OI_147 was also messed up and would not boot after
> installing Open Office 3.2 from OpenOfffice.org Oracle site.
> Be warned and do not install OO.org 3.2 with install script untill
> problem is solved.
> (I actually did kill my second OI BootEnvironment twice with this Oracle
> OO.org install)
> Note to me and all: Make sure you make copy of your working BE with
> beadm create _newname_
> command, befor einstalling third party programs (Or after install and
> after you set everything just how you like.
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Done a fresh install then immediatly OO.org 3.2.1 US from Oracle site -
installed and seems to work well. Just getting back to my steady state
and planning to do a beadm create as you have suggested before
"tinkeribng with the system or installing further software.
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