Bug 16144 - XFree86 rpms broken in pinstripe
XFree86 rpms broken in pinstripe
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2000-08-14 00:51 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-14 01:09:41 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2000-08-14 00:51:03 EDT
The XFree86 and XFree86-xfs rpms are broken in pinstripe, both as part of 
the install and when downloaded separately. I'm sure you know this 
already, but just giving you my $0.02. It seems that most of the modules 
don't get installed and in xfs it fails with init. Both are reported as 
cpio.h errors. 

BTW, I like the new distro otherwise.
Regards,
JD
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2000-08-14 00:56:32 EDT
Oops.. I should mention my hardware. S7 mvp3 board with a Rage Fury Pro. And I 
was attempting to use the XF 4.0.1 from an ftp install. I don't know if the 
rpms are ok on the iso images... I know my video card doesn't work with 3.3.x, 
but I had X working with the binaries from the xfree86 website.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2000-08-14 01:09:39 EDT
cpio errors indicate problems with your previous install;
did you get something like:

Error unpacking on /etc/X11/xserver: cpio: unlink failed?

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