This post shows you how to resolve: tar: .: Cannot utime: Operation not permitted
tar: .: Cannot change mode to rwxr-xr-x: Operation not permitted
tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors during a PetaLinux Tools 2018.2 Installation.
Here is the complete error:
To fix it, check who owns /opt/pkg/petalinux:
1. Type cd /opt/pkg
2. Type ls -l
If you see root listed as the owner and root listed as the group this fix will work:
3. Type cd petalinux/
4. Type rm -rf *
5. Type cd ..
6. Type sudo chown -R zpfeffer:zpfeffer /opt/pkg/petalinux
7. Type ls -l
You should see:
8. Now re-run: ./petalinux-v2018.2-final-installer.run /opt/pkg/petalinux as the user you set.