[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: install



That is exactly what I did.  The only reason I tried it from the hadr drive is
becuase it would hang on the cd.  I'll play some more though.

"Mathew Anoop V(IAC-BLR)" wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Trans.tbl is a "translation table" which maps the truncated filenames found
> on the CD to their actual long file names. Every directory on the CD or any
> install tree should have it. I f you are copying the install tree to the
> hard disk and doing a hard disk install, do the following steps.
> 1) Create a directory called RedHat
> 2) Copy the Base directory and all its contents into it.
> 3) Copy the Rpms directory and all its contents into the RedHat directory.
>
> This requires about 275 MB of space for RH 5.0 Maybe a bit more for 5.1
> If you don't have this much free space on your MS-DOS/Windows (should be FAT
> 16) partition, try leaving out the RPMS which start with X. These are
> usually for X Windows and can be installed at a later date. You can leave
> out emacs, ghostscript, gimp and the imagemagick RPMS also.
>
> Make sure the RedHat directory is in the root directory of your MSDOS
> partition. When asked for the directory path for the Redhat distribution
> during install give "/RedHat". If this doesn't work try "/"
>
> Anoop
>  ----------
> From: portelli
> To: redhat-install-list redhat com
> Cc: recipient.list.not.shown; @anz.com
> Subject: Re: install
> Date: Tuesday, October 13, 1998 11:07PM
>
> I tried the 5.1 install disks.  I used rawwrite to copy the boot.img and
> supp.img to disks.  Nothing.  When it tries to find the files on the hard
> disk
> it says it can't find trans.tbl or something.  And it's there in
> Redhat/Boot.
> On the cdrom it dies when it is trying to create the file system on the
> drive.
> I don't remember the exact error.  Anyother suggestions, anyone?  I thought
> it
> might be the computer itself but I can use it with a win95 boot disk.  Yet
> win95
> won't install itself.
> "Mathew Anoop V(IAC-BLR)" wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> > I had nearly the exact same problem. I was trying to install RH 5.0 with
> the
> > RH 4.2 boot disks. It always used to bomb when it tried to install the
> > "basesystem" RPM. After one month (Duh !), I finally realized that the
> boot
> > disk was for the wrong version.
> >
> > As soon as I used a 5.0 boot disk, the installation went through
> peacefully.
> > So, the boot disk version has to be the same as the Distribution version
> >
> > Anoop
> >  ----------
> > From: portelli
> > To: redhat-install-list redhat com
> > Cc: recipient.list.not.shown; @anz.com
> > Subject: install
> > Date: Monday, October 12, 1998 23:04PM
> >
> >     I'm trying to install Redhat 5.1 on an old Gateway 2000.  Its a 33sx
> >
> > with a overdrive chip to up it to a 66dx.  I have 40 megs ram in it. and
> >
> > it boots up to a 1.6 Western Digital HD.  450megs of that is for
> > winblows.  When I try to install from dosutils directory it fails, and
> > when I use boot disks it fails when it trys to install the packages.
> > The boot disk is from version 5.0.  Will this make a difference?  I've
> > tried from both the cd and the HD.  Is there a way to output the errors
> > to a file so I can read what errors it is getting.  I can't get winblows
> >
> > 95 to run on it either if that gives anyone any insight on this.  Does
> > anyone else have this problem or any idea's to fix it?
> >
> >     Nick Portelli
> >     portelli pilot msu edu
> >
> >  --
> >   PLEASE read the Red Hat FAQ, Tips, Errata and the MAILING LIST ARCHIVES!
> >                 http://www.redhat.com http://archive.redhat.com
> >          To unsubscribe: mail redhat-list-request redhat com with
> >                        "unsubscribe" as the Subject.
> >
> > --
> >   PLEASE read the Red Hat FAQ, Tips, Errata and the MAILING LIST ARCHIVES!
> >                 http://www.redhat.com http://archive.redhat.com
> >          To unsubscribe: mail redhat-list-request redhat com with
> >                        "unsubscribe" as the Subject.
>
>  --
>   PLEASE read the Red Hat FAQ, Tips, Errata and the MAILING LIST ARCHIVES!
>                 http://www.redhat.com http://archive.redhat.com
>          To unsubscribe: mail redhat-list-request redhat com with
>                        "unsubscribe" as the Subject.
>
> --
>   PLEASE read the Red Hat FAQ, Tips, Errata and the MAILING LIST ARCHIVES!
>                 http://www.redhat.com http://archive.redhat.com
>          To unsubscribe: mail redhat-list-request redhat com with
>                        "unsubscribe" as the Subject.



[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]