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error: unpacking of archive failed on file /usr/bin/xxxx: cpio: open Failed

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http://linuxhostingsupport.net – The error message “unpacking of archive failed on file /usr/bin/xxxx: cpio: open Failed” indicates that the system failed to install the rpm since it cannot unpack the package under the /usr/bin directory. For example, you may see the error message as stated below while installing a ‘nano’ package using yum Error unpacking rpm package nano-1.x.x.i386 error: unpacking of [...] (Resources)