Redhat Installation Problem with Python

I'm installing RedHat 6.1 onto a Linux Ext 2 harddrive from a different harddrive with Win 98.
Using the new disk image, I boot and attempt to install RedHat via a floppy. I get through most of the set-up but it is aborted when an "Exception Occurred" during the installation of one of the packages:

/tmp/lib/python1.5/site-packages/comps.py" line 50, in_init_
 name = h [rpm.RPMTAG_NAME]
Type Error: unsubscriptable object

I redownloaded all the Python RPM files from a different mirror. But I got the same problem. Oddly, I deleted all the Phython RPM files and I got the same problem.

I would really appreciate any help -- I've searched all the knowledge bases, others have the same problem:
http://looksmart.remarq.com/looksmart/transcript.asp?g=linux%2Eredhat%2Einstall&tn=50042803&sh=0160dca3eea383b4&idx=-1 

Thanks in advance for your help!!

BTW, when installing from harddrive C: (with /RPMS and /base) to a different harddrive D:, RedHat is put on D: right?
ggeckAsked:
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ggeckAuthor Commented:
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raks04Commented:
u may have some of the critical RPM's corrupted
try installing from a cd
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ggeckAuthor Commented:
Success:
First, I removed ALL non-RPM files from /RPM, included those downloaded from redhat.

Second, I replaced all the Python RPMs with Python RPMs from:
ftp://cronus.res.cmu.edu/pub/linux/ftp.redhat.com

I tried redhat ftp and several other mirrors and the Python RPMs were bad, however, the above ftp worked.

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TRDCommented:
Hi qqeck...

I'm having the same problem too. I used the above ftp site like you did but the "python1.5" directory and all other files that was suppose to be in the "/instimage/usr/lib" were not there.

Could it be that the FTP master removed it?
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TRDCommented:
hi again qqeck...

OK. I've checked the above ftp site again and those dirs. and files were slowly getting back up.

I need your help on this one, what did you actually download?

Thanks
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