Dan Burcaw (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tue, 6 Apr 1999 12:59:50 -0600 (MDT)
What site did you retrieve everything frm (specifically glibc-devel)?
Tue, 6 Apr 1999, Mike Engelhart wrote:
> Nope. I even downloaded all the glibc RPM's again this morning using Fetch
> (I had "Binary" selected for the transfer type)
> Here's the exact error:
> "glibc-devel at line 1412 does not exist"
> then if hit OK, it says "glibc-devel at line 1420 does not exist"
> and so on for about 5 more line numbers.
> In the background it says "failed: Is a Directory(21)" but it's kind of
> chopped off on the screen because of the dialogs that the installer puts up
> so I couldn't read the whole message.
> This was using the lastest ramdisk.image.gz from the updates folder. I also
> tried the original one and the one that you're only supposed to use for the
> CD install...
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> I'm installing onto a PowerCurve with a Newer MaxPowr G3 upgrade card which
> was successfully running R4 with a 2.2.1 kernel prior to attempting this YDL
> installation. I have 64MB RAM, a 6 GB SCSI hard disk with the following
> / 250MB
> swap 120MB
> /usr 3000MB
> /opt 1000MB
> /tmp 500MB
> /var 500 MB
> /home 800 MB
> As I said, I can select ignore all and continue with the installation and
> everything else runs smooth, but I'd rather figure out what is going on so I
> don't have to reinstall at a later date because of problems related to
> glibc-devel not being installed.
> >From: Dan Burcaw <email@example.com>
> >To: Mike Engelhart <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >Cc: email@example.com
> >Subject: Re: Install error
> >Date: Tue, Apr 6, 1999, 11:31 AM
> > Hmmm... are you sure glibc-devel is complete?
> > (Maybe you have the file but it's not the correct size so the isntaller
> > doesn't like it)
> > On Tue, 6 Apr 1999, Mike Engelhart wrote:
> >> Hi -
> >> Yesterday I FTP'd the download and ran the installer (ramdisk.image.gz) that
> >> was in the updates folder and everytime I ran it, when it starts scanning
> >> for packages it gives the error "glibc-devel not in directory at line 1421"
> >> (or something like that). The glibc-devel RPM is definitely there but the
> >> latest ramdisk doesn't like it (maybe the install script uses a different
> >> file name??) Anyway, I'm going to download the old ramdisk.image.gz and see
> >> if that works. Also, on one attempt I continued the install by selecting
> >> "Ignore All" to the error message and the rest of the install worked fine,
> >> but the DHCP daemon was unable to get an IP address from my roadrunner
> >> connection when I rebooted. I was previously running LinuxPPC R4 with a
> >> 2.2.1 kernel and installed the DHCP rpm's myself and everything worked fine.
> >> I didn't get X to work yet because I want to fix the installer problem
> >> first, but in RedHat Linux for Intel, y0u "don't" have to use the RedHat
> >> control-panel to set up DHCP, the installer automagically does this for the
> >> user and you're ready to go - makes it very nice. One more thing, the
> >> hmount command wasn't installed anywhere on my first attempt at installing.
> >> This "is" part of YDL isn't it?
> > hmount is part of hfsutils, correct?
> > Someone else made a comment about DHCP being goofy. I'll rebuild
> > thoseagainst the latest version and we'll see if they work better.
> >> Sorry for being so verbose :-)
> >> Mike
> > Dan
> > Terra Soft Solutions, Inc.
> > email: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > website: http://www.yellowdoglinux.com/
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