Sophos-autoupdate error 16777215
Jeff A. Earickson
jaearick at COLBY.EDU
Mon Jan 27 17:06:04 GMT 2003
I got this message a lot this weekend, and my Sophos is up-to-date.
I think the Slammer worm just slowed down the internet enough to
cause lynx downloads to time out, and the script to fail. The script
started working again later for me, without any changes.
On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, Julian Field wrote:
> Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 16:55:16 +0000
> From: Julian Field <mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK>
> Reply-To: MailScanner mailing list <MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
> To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> Subject: Re: Sophos-autoupdate error 16777215
> At 16:54 27/01/2003, you wrote:
> >When I run Sophos-autoupdate I get the following output.
> >Unzip failed with error return 16777215
> >, Bad file descriptor at ./sophos-autoupdate line 83.
> >What's going on?
> Perhaps your installed copy of Sophos has just got too old and so they
> aren't producing updates for it any more. Download and install the latest
> version from their website and try again.
> Julian Field
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