Bug 6539 - Netscape broken in 6.0->6.1 upgrade
Netscape broken in 6.0->6.1 upgrade
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-10-30 10:40 EDT by jmaline
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:39 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-30 10:46:36 EST
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Description jmaline 1999-10-30 10:40:22 EDT
I upgraded to RH6.1 from 6.0.  I'd previously updated the
Netscape in 6.0 with the ver 4.7 RPMS off your web site.

After completing the upgrade process with no visible
problems, Netscape wouldn't run.  No error message, no core
file, it'd just exit after maybe a second.

After lots of poking around with RPM, I found that
NS-communicator 4.7 was installed, but NS-common was back at
4.6.  I did an "rpm -Uvh" on netscape-common, which I still
had lying around from my earlier download.  All is now OK.
Comment 1 jmaline 1999-10-30 10:45:59 EDT
To clarify, no window was displayed either.  Just I type "netscape",
hear a bit of disk spinning and then get a command prompt back.
Comment 2 Jay Turner 1999-11-30 10:46:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 7263 ***

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