Problems with installation via http or FTP

Gilbert Sebenste sebenste at
Sat Nov 15 17:54:24 UTC 2003

Hi Tim and list,

> On Friday 14 November 2003 23:58, Gilbert Sebenste wrote:
> > I have downloaded the Fedora bootdisk.img onto a floppy, and the
> > installation menu starts up normally when I boot from the floppy. But,
> > when I get to the point where I want to download via http or FTP, it says
> > I need a driver. Fine; I have the drvnet.img downloaded and placed onto
> > another floppy. But then it says that "no devices of the appropriate type
> > were found on this driver disk" when I try to use that floppy, which I
> > have reformatted and reloaded the driver file on there, with no errors.
> >
> > It is a new computer this is going on; it's got RH 9 already installed.
> > I wonder if it is too new for the driver disk to pick up something that
> > is needed. Anyone have any ideas?
> Maybe it wants the drvblock.img floppy?
> Seems improbable, but maybe worth trying?

Already did; I got the same error. Someone else has this problem, too. 
Things that make you go hmmm!

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