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?
> 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.