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# 1  
Old 04-13-2009
Solaris kernel Update

Hi All,

I am installing kernel Update 3.0 in my Solaris servers.

It actually installs most of the patches in this update , but for some packages it is not installing.

It is saying ...

Version of package SUNWcakr from directory SUNWcakr.us in patch 137137-09 differs from the package installed on the system.
Version of package SUNWcakr from directory SUNWcakr.v in patch 137137-09 differs from the package installed on the system.

and also for some of the packages it is saying

Package SUNWs8brandu from directory SUNWs8brandu in patch 137137-09 is not installed on the system. Changes for package SUNWs8brandu will not be applied to t
he system.


Kindly input your ideas on this...

Regards
Rj
# 2  
Old 04-13-2009
what is kernel update 3.0 ?

which solaris version do you use (cat /etc/release)?

it is better not to update single patches. it's better to download a patchcluster to update your system.
# 3  
Old 04-13-2009
yes, what do you mean by kernel update 3.0? Are you not using the Recommended latest patch cluster?
# 4  
Old 04-14-2009
Hi Incredible/Duke,

I am installing Vulnerablity threat patches at this point.

I am updating my solaris kernel in my servers .

We were installing patches during kernel update..

We get errors like the above while installing.

Regards
Rj
# 5  
Old 04-14-2009
you won't get answers to your questions if you don't answer our questions...
# 6  
Old 04-14-2009
$ cat /etc/release
Solaris 10 8/07 s10s_u4wos_12b SPARC
Copyright 2007 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Use is subject to license terms.
Assembled 16 August 2007
$
# 7  
Old 04-14-2009
so you use an older solaris 10 version. and the patch is for ALL solaris 10 releases. some packages in the patch are not in update 4 of solaris. i think you don't need to worry about the messages...

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