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Bug 7266 - non-anonymous ftp installations
non-anonymous ftp installations
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-11-23 14:06 EST by mhog
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:39 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-09 08:55:44 EST
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Description mhog 1999-11-23 14:06:30 EST
I cannot do non-anonymous ftp installions with the boot image:

After I set ftp hostname and directory I see a error window with:

Unable to retrieve the stage ramdisk.

and then a [OK] button which after "clicked" is in an
endless loop with the same above error message.

Anonymous ftp and NFS work fine...

-Mike Howard
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-01-27 02:49:59 EST
the correct component is the installer
Comment 2 Jay Turner 2000-02-09 08:55:59 EST
Non-anonymous FTP installations are not supported in the 6.1 installation.  We
only support anonymous installations at this point.
Comment 3 mhog 2000-02-09 14:44:59 EST
This is a BUG since redhat or other unix server
do not be default run an anonymous ftp server.

Please restore this VALUABLE feature!!


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