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Old 08-25-2009
Copy a file from a dvd to the local AIX file system

Hi,
I am a newbie to AIX, so please bear with me. I have mounted a dvd drive on AIX. I am trying to copy the file that is on the dvd drive on to the local machine. However, I get an error:
cp: c1m_0001.gz: A system call received a parameter that is not valid.

Can some one point me to the error?
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
# mount
node mounted mounted over vfs date options
-------- --------------- --------------- ------ ------------ ---------------
/dev/hd4 / jfs2 Aug 20 15:40 rw,log=/dev/hd8
/dev/hd2 /usr jfs2 Aug 20 15:40 rw,log=/dev/hd8
/dev/hd9var /var jfs2 Aug 20 15:40 rw,log=/dev/hd8
/dev/hd3 /tmp jfs2 Aug 20 15:40 rw,log=/dev/hd8
/dev/fwdump /var/adm/ras/platform jfs2 Aug 20 15:41 rw,log=/dev/hd8
/dev/hd1 /home jfs2 Aug 20 15:41 rw,log=/dev/hd8
/dev/hd11admin /admin jfs2 Aug 20 15:41 rw,log=/dev/hd8
/proc /proc procfs Aug 20 15:41 rw
/dev/hd10opt /opt jfs2 Aug 20 15:41 rw,log=/dev/hd8
/dev/fslv00 /software jfs2 Aug 25 14:04 rw,log=/dev/hd8
/dev/cd0 /cdrom cdrfs Aug 25 15:58 ro
# cd /cdrom
# ls
c1m_0001.gz
# cp c1m_0001.gz /software
cp: c1m_0001.gz: A system call received a parameter that is not valid.
#
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Many thanks in advance.
Anurag1510
# 2  
Old 08-25-2009
Hi,

check if you have sufficient permissions to write into the /software directory, if so try

Code:
cp /cdrom/c1m_0001.gz /software/

Kind regards
zxmaus
 

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