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Re: redhat 7.0

To: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Subject: Re: redhat 7.0
From: ppopov@pacbell.net
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2001 05:01:07 -0800
Cc: Pete Popov <ppopov@mvista.com>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, David Jez <dave.jez@seznam.cz>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
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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


> 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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