[Live-demo] Does your application work on the click2try GISVM?

Dane Springmeyer blake at hailmail.net
Wed Oct 14 11:22:58 PDT 2009

Well, in whatever mode works for your system run:

apt-get update
apt-get upgrade

Until then the Mapnik package will not be installed/available and it  
appears that I can't do anything to help.


On Oct 14, 2009, at 10:07 AM, arun.s at tecnics.com wrote:

> Hello Dane,
> Currently the running vm has (apt-get upgrade) latest packages  
> upgraded. This upgrades is done on the 'base'  of virtual machine.  
> In click2try vm , if something is applied on  'base' then that is  
> present for running instance of vm.  You might see some 'numbers of  
> pakage' still needs to be upgraded . Its because 'app' layer also  
> has apt-get info (database) just like  'base' which misguides user.  
> This misguiding information is something which we still need to work  
> on and will be fixed soon.
> If you have observed something different or specific location then  
> please share your thoughts. we will be happy to provide you more  
> details.
> Now about error ,
> "dpkg: error processing gnome-power-manager (--remove):
> failed to delete `/etc.dpkg-tmp': read-only file system".
> Its because at present , if 'user' require to install any package  
> using dpkg (or apt-get) , we require to run the vm in different mode  
> (which is maintence mode where 'app' or base has write permission)  
> rather then the one which its running for user mode.
> Does above information provides all information as expected ?
> Please reply in case you have more queries.
> Regards,
> Arun Sharma
> Click2try
> From: "Dane Springmeyer" <blake at hailmail.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 9:46 PM
> To: "Aneel" <aneel.r at tecnics.com>
> Subject: Re: [Live-demo] Does your application work on the click2try  
> On Oct 13, 2009, at 4:29 PM, Tom Callaghan wrote:
> > Hi Aneel and Arun,
> >
> > Dane is requesting that we perform an apt-get upgrade. Since you are
> > assembling all of this for production, I wanted to pass the request
> > on to
> > you. Apparently, our /etc/ap/sources.list file did not have an line
> > for
> > jaunty-updates. I was thinking that that would be best done in the
> > base
> > image, but do not know what the impact will be on the app layer.
> So the new line was added to the 'sources.list' but 'apt-get update'
> was not run on this new machine. Why not?
> I tried to do it myself within the running VM but after all packages
> are downloaded (took about 20 minutes) dpkg bails with this error:
> 'dpkg: error processing gnome-power-manager (--remove):
> failed to delete `/etc.dpkg-tmp': read-only file system
> Do you know why this is happening?
> Dane

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