|Summary:||6.1 ftp installer fails for upgrade|
|Product:||[Retired] Red Hat Linux||Reporter:||plante|
|Component:||installer||Assignee:||Jay Turner <jturner>|
|Status:||CLOSED RAWHIDE||QA Contact:|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2000-02-08 14:27:00 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
|Cloudforms Team:||---||Target Upstream Version:|
Description plante 1999-10-03 19:37:51 UTC
Attempting to install 6.1 via ftp to upgrade a 6.0 system does not work, and produces a stack trace which is quite tedious to write down and thus is not reproduced in full here. I've jotted down some highlights of it though, which are below. Note the extra space after CWD, which I believe is the culprit. urlinstall.py, line 45 ... ftplib.py line 441, in cwd ... ftplib.py, line 201 in getresp IOError: [Errno ftp error ] 500 'CWD ': command not understood.
Comment 1 nihility 1999-10-04 13:56:59 UTC
from Nihility@quake2.tstc.edu --------------------------------- ftp install also fails on a normal install when a ftp timeout occurs the python script does not retry the download .. it just aborts the install
Comment 2 Jay Turner 2000-02-08 14:26:59 UTC
This is a bug which relates to the structure of the FTP server and path arguments in the installer. There is a problem which requires that you specify the FQDN for the FTP server. In addition, you will want to specify the path to the source files WITHOUT a trailing slash. So, if you are installing from krusty.redhat.com from the directory /mnt/dist/6.1/i386, you would want to make sure that you type "krusty.redhat.com" for the FTP server and "/mnt/dist/6.1/i386" for the path. Typing "/mnt/dist/6.1/i386/" will result in the error that you quote above as well as typing just "krusty" for the server name.