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Bug 4642

Summary: Cannot find rpms on cdrom for install
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: rjmyers1
Component: installerAssignee: Jay Turner <jturner>
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Version: 6.0CC: rjmyers1, srevivo
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Hardware: sparc   
OS: Linux   
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Description rjmyers1 1999-08-21 16:52:39 UTC
I have just purchased 6.0 sparc version at a local retailer.
When I try to install the software, I boot off of the cdrom
drive that's internal to my ss20 and can get through the
installation process until it starts to do the actual
installation/reading of the rpm's off of the cdrom (right
after going through the "finding overlapping files" screen).
At this point, I get the message "error installing package:
 cannot open RPM file for setup-  no such
file or directory."  HELP!!!

the registration number is 3a82e80a07f196c4 if you need it.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-08-21 19:36:59 UTC
Switch over to the second virtual console (alt-f2); if you
switch to the RedHat/RPMS directory, is there a setup
RPM there? If so, try, 'cat setup- > /dev/null`

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-08-21 23:56:59 UTC
The RedHat/RPMS directory should be off the root directory ; if
it did get through some of the packages, that means that it's

Does it fail on the same packages every time, or does it change?

Comment 3 Jay Turner 2000-02-08 12:32:59 UTC
Closing bug due to lack of activity.