Bug 10308 - Installer will not follow symlinks
Summary: Installer will not follow symlinks
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Erik Troan
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-03-22 21:49 UTC by CaptBrando
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
0 users

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2000-08-17 22:04:43 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
/etc/fstab on system with problems (534 bytes, text/plain)
2000-03-29 15:21 UTC, Michael Fulbright
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Description CaptBrando 2000-03-22 21:49:52 UTC
I have symlink for /home to point to /usr/home.  When the installer was
looking for packages to install, it crashed there saying it could not make
the directory /tmp/sysimage/home.

I am wondering if any major dir that may have a symlink like this might be

Email me at brw at brw dot net if you have any quesit

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-03-28 16:45:59 UTC
What does your /etc/fstab file look like?

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-03-29 15:21:59 UTC
Created attachment 165 [details]
/etc/fstab on system with problems

Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2000-08-17 22:04:41 UTC
I believe RPM has issues following links like you have setup.

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