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RE: RHL 9.0 custom boot install floppy error.

On Saturday, 11 October 2003 8:40 AM, Jesse Keating wrote:
> 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?

Are you changing the root for the rpm command you tested with (--root 
/mnt/sysimage ?)

I have been able to install stock RH9 from NFS without any problems
(mind you, I used a CD-RW as a boot disk, rather than a floppy)

What are the options on your NFS export?



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