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Cannot install PSP on RHEL 3 (ESX 3)

chris downes
Occasional Visitor

Cannot install PSP on RHEL 3 (ESX 3)

I've downloaded the psp v7.70 for RHEL 3 but when trying to install it get the following error:

"Unable to create a temporary working directory in'/tmp' please verify or set '/tmp' for proper permissions"

This is how I tried to install it

mount -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /dev
./ --nui

I don't want to start changing permissions as I don't know enough about linux. Can anyone help?
Frequent Advisor

Re: Cannot install PSP on RHEL 3 (ESX 3)

Hi Chris

Download the psp for vmware esx 3.X and copy it to /tmp dir

and untar the package by tar -xvzf psp-version.tgz

and try installing (with root or with any user who as sudo rights ) .

Rob Leadbeater
Honored Contributor

Re: Cannot install PSP on RHEL 3 (ESX 3)

Hi Chris,

What operating system are you trying to install the PSP on ??

VMware ESX server is NOT Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

The service console in ESX server may look like Linux, but don't fall into the trap of thinking that it is.