Finally I've got my Indy connected to a Debian 2.0 pentium that has
the tarball of the dist formerly known as Hard Hat.
The kernel boots locally *and* with bootp, putting me into the installer
in either case. According to the pc's syslog, the Indy successfully
nfsmounts the installfs directory. After mounting /dev/sdb1 (without
checking), the installer fails with this:
Fatal error opening RPM database (I pick "Ok")
install exited abnormally...received signal 11
Is this a configuration problem, in which case I should continue to
pursue the perfect tftp config, or would it be simpler to finish the
process manually as others have done?
 Recently moving to a country estate means my ISP is no longer a
local call. I was able to download Hard Hat at the rate of about