Bug 10734 - Up2date gives error in netscape after package information
Up2date gives error in netscape after package information
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-04-11 17:25 EDT by dbritton
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-04-11 17:25:14 EDT
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Description dbritton 2000-04-11 17:25:14 EDT
After up2date is told to connect, and appears to function normally. It
connects, gets a package list, processes relivant packages, builds a
webpage, then calls Netscape. When netscape is poped up, the following is
the only thing displayed.

STATE=Could not read data directory

ERROR: A fatal error has occured. A small explanation is provided below:

            The Server configuration points to a package directory that
            can not be accessed at this time.
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-08-29 14:22:03 EDT
the update agent server was experiencing a transient error that should be

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