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Re: RHL 9.0 custom boot install floppy error.



Hi, just wanted to provide an update. I hadn't synced the 
hdlist properly and was the reason for the wonkyness. 
The official release worked fine.

	--joey

On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 03:31:07PM -0400, Joseph McDonald wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> 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!
> 
>         --joey
> 
> 
> 
> 
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