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Re: Error while installing



On July 24, 2003 03:43 am, Jean-Eric Cuendet wrote:
> Hi,
> I try to install Severn. The setup finished just when beginning to
> install packages. First part of the setup is OK (choosing
> Desktop/Workstation/Server, fdisk the disk, choosing packages).
> Then the installer format the disk and then I have the following error:
> 1..2..3.. X server started successfully
> rpmdb: /mnt/sysimage/var/lib/rpm/Name: No such file or directory
> rpmdb: /mnt/sysimage/var/lib/rpm/Name: cannot sync: No such file or
> directory
> install exited abnormally
> send termination signals
> ...
>
> This is copied by hand.
> My setup:
> - P4 host
> - Vmware 4.0
> - HDA disk of 4Gb
> - Copied all severn CD in an HTTP accessible directory.
> - Boot vmware with boot.iso
> - Choose HTTP install
>
> Any idea?

A 4Gb hard disk is condiered to be quite *tiny* nowadays.
I wonder if you did not run out of disk space during the install?
Remember that there is also need for temporary files during installation.
My first guess would be that it's probably what happened.

cheers & HTH,

Elton ;-)

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