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Re: redhat 7.0

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: redhat 7.0
From: Pete Popov <ppopov@mvista.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2001 16:24:19 -0800
Cc: David Jez <dave.jez@seznam.cz>, ppopov@pacbell.net, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Organization: Monta Vista Software
References: <3A901B3F.ADADC601@pacbell.net> <20010220074903.A68652@stud.fee.vutbr.cz> <20010220215616.F2086@bacchus.dhis.org>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Ralf Baechle wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Feb 20, 2001 at 07:49:04AM +0100, David Jez wrote:
> 
> > > Has anyone tried installing 7.0 that's on oss.sgi.com?  The problem I'm
> > > running into is that after I netboot and mount simple-0.2b as the root
> > > fs, and install the rpm-4.0 tarball, rpm doesn't work with the
> > > libraries, or lack of, of that root fs.  It looks like I need an fs with
> > > a working rpm-4.0, so that I can mount my second disk somewhere and
> > > install the 7.0 packages.  Any suggestions?
> > Yes,
> > If you download rpm-3.0 (I'm not sure, try get newer version) you'll should
> > be able to work with rpm 4 packages.
> 
> Oss has a tarball with statically linked rpm 4 binaries.  Use that to
> convert your rpm database and then install the rpm 4 rpm package for real.

I tried that; "rpm --rebuilddb" failed because it couldn't find some
library.  I'll try again.

Pete

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