Bug 2781 - Problem with install.log
Problem with install.log
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 1999-05-12 19:07 EDT by smklad
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-15 18:27:18 EDT
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Description smklad 1999-05-12 19:07:24 EDT
I had downloaded the Redhat 6.0 and had a few problems.  i
was sing a 56k modem and you can imagine.   After I thought
I had everything I created the boot disk and installed from
files on my computers Drive C ( 6 gig fat32 ).  Everything
would be going fine until I saw a message telling me cpio
had a bad magic.  I did not know what this was, but I went
to the alt-f2 window and did --> cat install.log
Only then did I realize there is not enough info there to
tell me which RPM had a problem!  I only saw
kernel
cpio  bad magic
....
I think it would be great if you gave the name of the
package so I could download it again.  I ended up doing the
whole download again.  Not fun on a 56 modem.  it is much
more fun using Redhat!
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-07-15 18:27:59 EDT
the install says what packages it's installing, in order. the error
would be with whatever package is around the message (in your case,
kernel).

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