OpenLinux 2.3 Install.

I am trying to install OpenLinux 2.3 from my hard disk, complete install files on my Win95 Partition.

Using both Lizard and Lisa installs.

I have a Win95, Native Linux and Swap File Partition (Using Partition Magic).

Using Lisa Install Disks everything works till I specify my /mnt/linux this mounts then xfree packages setup shows after Swap and Linux Partition is formated.

When it goes to install the rpms it says can't locate /linux/col/install/rpms/*.rpms (*=name of the first rpm).

The files including the rpms are all there in the right directories in the Win95 Partition, I checked using dos and windows explorer and also using sh from floppy after successfully mounting vfat.

Please advise.

Thanks,

(Stumped) pgime.


pgimeAsked:
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raks04Commented:
hey try a text based install if possible and then give the right path
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cbeasCommented:
Did you copy this from another CD?  What kind of permissions did you give to the rpms when you copied them to your hard drive?  I would make sure all the rpms have execute permission on them.      
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patowicCommented:
Is your win95 partition mounted as drwx------ ?  Do you have read and execute permission on the files on your '95 partition?
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grudCommented:
The version of lisa shipped with 1.3 is not able to automate the configuration of lilo with FAT32. There is an update of lisa to v3.1 available that reconizes Win95/98 FAT32 partitions. It is available from the ftp site at:
ftp.calderasystems.com/pub/OpenLinux/updates/1.3/current/RPMS/lisa-3.1-1.i386.rpm 

The only problem with this is that you are trying to install from vfat, you need to use a non-destructive repartitioning utility to resize your vfat partition down until you have enough free space on your drive to create a new fat16 partition and then format this and move your install files to it. Run the install from there.
This should work.
Caldera OpenLinux ships with a utility in /col/tools/fips/untested/fips-1.5c directory of the cd. which will resize your partitions for you.
If you have critical data on your disk you must perform a backup before using this software.

Good luck
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