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Re: RHL 9.0 custom boot install floppy error.



On Friday 10 October 2003 12:31, Joseph McDonald wrote:
> I've created a linux kickstart boot floppy and an NFS share which
> has the RHL 9.0 rpms. I've gone ahead and added all the updated
> rpm's from updates.redhat.com to the archive and updated the hdlists.
>
> The I've added my network driver to the kernel modules and the
> system get's an IP from the DHCP server and mounts the NFS drive
> no problemo.
>
> It then works it's way through the ks.cfg file, formatting the disk
> and partitioning it properly.  I'm getting stuck when trying to
> install the first RPM, glibc-common-2.3.2-27.9.i386.rpm. Anaconda
> gives me an error saying the media is most likely corrupt however if
> I alt+F2 to a shell and try to install the rpm by hand, I get the
> following error:
>
>   error: cannot get shared lock on /var/lib/rpm/Packages
>   error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - operation not
> permitted error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
>   warning: glibc-common-2.3.2-27.9.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY,
> key ID db42a60e error: unpacking of archive failed on the file
> /usr/bin/catchsegv;3f8724a7: cpio: mkdir failed - Inappropriate ioc
> tl for device
>
> I'm not sure what's going on, I thought perhaps /var/ was read only,
> but I'm able to create files in /var/lib/rpm/. The permissions for
> /var/lib/rpm/Packages are 644.. so I have no idea what the problem
> could be. Any ideas? Thanks!

Can you duplicate this with stock RPMS and hdlists?

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