RedHat 4.1 HD install comps errors
Posted on 1997-03-18
I'm trying to install RedHat 4.1. I've downloaded the base files onto my DOS partition at c:\redhat\base, and the base
series files to c:\redhat\rpms. When checking which packages are available, the base files are passed, but all other
lines in comps are errored with 'package <name> at line
<no> dne'. And after going through *every* line (~600) in
comps it tries looking at the RPMS dbase. Then it says 'Fatal error opening RPMS database'. What is wrong here?
I downloaded all files using ftp binary mode transfer.
The files in the c:\redhat\rpms are named eg setup-1.rpm,
filesyst.rpm, etc. to fit DOS 8.3 format (ie truncated and
file type extension set to .rpm).