Carsten Langgaard wrote:
> Hi Pete
> Did you managed to get through the installation of the RedHat 7.0 packages ?
> I would like to do something similar.
I haven't had time to try again. I tried the debian 2_2 tar ball, went
through the partitioning and dvhtool exersize and managed to setup all
of that. If I try RedHat 7.0 again and manage to install it before
someone else does, I'll send instructions.
> Pete Popov wrote:
> > 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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