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.