Upgrading RHV-H failed with error "Exception! mkdir: cannot create directory '/tmp/mnt.xxxxx/sys/fs/selinux': Operation not permitted"

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Upgrading RHV-H failed with below error in the imgbased logs.

[DEBUG] (MainThread) Calling: (['mkdir', '-p', '/tmp/mnt.xxxxx/sys/fs/selinux'],) {'close_fds': True, 'stderr': -2}
[DEBUG] (MainThread) Exception! b"mkdir: cannot create directory '/tmp/mnt.xxxxx/sys/fs/selinux': Operation not permitted\n"


  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.x

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