While trying to install Novell NSS, I keep getting the following error:

Subprocess failed. Error:rPM
failed:warning:/etc/opt/novell/nss/nssstart.cfg created as
/etc/opt/novell/nss/nssstart.cfg.rpmnew
warning: /etc/opt/novell/nss/trustees.xml creted as
/etc/opt/novell/nss/trustees.xml.rpmnew
error: unpacking of archive failed on file /var/var/novell:cpio:rename
failed -ls a directory

-warning: /etc/opt/novell/nss/nssstart.cfg created as
/etc/opt/novell/nss/nssstart.cfg.rpmnew
warning: /etc/opt/novell/nss/trustees.xml created as
/etc/opt/novell/nss/trustees.xml.rpmnew
error: unpacking of archive failed on file /var/var/novell:cpio:rename
failed -ls a directory

2008-05-21 08:01:42 novell-nss-4.10.2221-2.i586.rpm install failed
rpm output:
warning: /etc/opt/novell/nss/nssstart.cfg created as
/etc/opt/novell/nss/nssstart.cfg.rpmnew
warning: /etc/opt/novell/nss/trustees.xml created as
/etc/opt/novell/nss/trustees.xml.rpmnew
error: unpacking of archive failed on file /var/log/novell: cpio: rename
failed - Is a directory

I would appreciate it if someone can advise?

Thank you a lot!