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Re: Strange comps.xml in Fedora

On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 01:40:40PM +0100, Milan Kerslager wrote:
> I have a problem with creating modified distribution (subset of Fedora,
> RHEL3, RH9, RawHide and own packages) for kickstart server. FTP
> installation crash just 20% after "Preparing RPM transaction" (no
> traceback, only shutting down...)

I tryed to make ISO file with anaconda from Fedora Core 1 and from
anaconda from RHEL3 and I have got the same Anaconda crash (installation
exited abnormally or so).

Could be the problem in signing packages by my own key?

> This is what I did:
> export PYTHONPATH=/usr/lib/anaconda
> export PATH=$PATH:/usr/lib/anaconda-runtime:/usr/share/comps-extras
> export BASEDIR=/var/ftp/pub/linux/mydist/i386
> # copy RedHat/RPMS/* and RedHat/base/comps.xml to $BASEDIR
> genhdlist --withnumbers --productpath RedHat $BASEDIR
> pkgorder $BASEDIR i386 > /tmp/pkgorder.txt
> getfullcomps.py comps.xml $BASEDIR i386 > /tmp/comps.temp
> # no error mesage here
> pushd /usr/lib/anaconda-runtime
> buildinstall --comp $BASEDIR/HLinux/base/comps.xml \
>              --pkgorder /tmp/pkgorder.txt --version 1 \
>              --product "MyDist" --release 1 $BASEDIR
> # at this point I tryed to install from FTP server via boot.iso
> splittree.py --arch=i386 --total-discs=6 --bin-discs=3 --src-discs=3
>              --release-string="HLinux" --pkgorderfile=/tmp/pkgorder.txt
>              --distdir=$BASEDIR --srcdir=$BASEDIR/SRPMS
> genhdlist --withnumbers $BASEDIR-disc[1..3]

cd $BASEDIR-disc1
mkisofs -f -J -r -joliet-long -b isolinux/isolinux.bin -no-emul-boot \
        -boot-load-size 4 -boot-info-table . > ../test.iso

cdrecord fs=50m -dev=0,0,0 -v -eject ../test.iso

                        Milan Kerslager
                        E-mail: milan kerslager pslib cz
                        WWW:    http://www.pslib.cz/~kerslage/

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