Bug 62693 - "Skip" option not available for packages not readable on an installation CD difficult to be read
"Skip" option not available for packages not readable on an installation CD d...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
skipjack-beta1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-04-04 09:58 EST by Marco Pratesi
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:41 EDT (History)
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Description Marco Pratesi 2002-04-04 09:58:19 EST
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Description of problem:
I was installing from some CDs hard to be correctly read; a package
on the CD 2 was not readable, but no "skip" option was available
on the error dialog box, the only option was to retry...
... indefinitely.
The only viable option has been to repeat the installation
with another set of CDs.


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How reproducible:
Didn't try


Expected Results:  The installation program should allow to complete the
installation
skipping a package which cannot be read on an installation CD;
it could be added "by hand" at the end of the installation, after
the installation, it should not be mandatory to completely repeat
the installation.

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Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-04-04 12:45:45 EST
It is not possible to skip a package on a CD install - rpm usually has fd's open
on the CD so we cannot umount it and eject it, and continuing in the middle of a
transaction set is usually going to end up with a unusable system anyways.  You
are best redoing the installation with CDs which have been checked via the
mediacheck option.


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