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Bug 151580 - emerge don't work [Errno 16]
Summary: emerge don't work [Errno 16]
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 147010
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Tools (show other bugs)
Hardware: AMD64 Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
Depends on:
Reported: 2006-10-16 05:39 UTC by Juliano Barbosa
Modified: 2006-10-16 09:14 UTC (History)
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Description Juliano Barbosa 2006-10-16 05:39:31 UTC
emerge -vp xdm

Performing Global Updates: /usr/portage/profiles/updates/3Q-2006
(Could take a couple of minutes if you have a lot of binary packages.)
  .='update pass'  *='binary update'  @='/var/db move'
  s='/var/db SLOT move' S='binary SLOT move' p='update /etc/portage/package.*'
ppTraceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/emerge", line 4049, in ?
  File "/usr/bin/emerge", line 3770, in emerge_main
    portage.global_updates(settings, trees, mtimedb["updates"])
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/", line 6656, in global_updates
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/", line 198, in update_config_files
    write_atomic(updating_file, "".join(file_contents[x]))
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/", line 728, in write_atomic
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/", line 696, in close
    os.rename(, self._real_name)
OSError: [Errno 16] Device or resource busy
Comment 1 Marius Mauch (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2006-10-16 07:44:44 UTC
Sure this is a dupe of something, just don't remember what. As solution try to update portage.
Comment 2 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2006-10-16 09:14:31 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 147010 ***