Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 756
FTP process stalls out while slow machine analyzes base/hdlist
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:48 EDT
I have a 486/33 that I got out of the trash, and it's
working perfectly fine. I had a second machine I also got
the same way, but it had dual 486's. When it installed Red
hat 5.2 from FTP, it went great! bravo!
But when the much slower 33mhz machine did it, it gets the
hdlist, then takes WAY too long to analyze it before going
after the next file, and in the meantime, the FTP service
May I suggest closing the FTP connection while it analyzes
and then restarting the connection when it's ready to start
grabbing packages? Thanks.
How much memory is in the slower 486 that you are having problems?
We have observed this to be a bug in the installer when it comes to
ftp connections timing out. We are working on fixing this for the next
FTP has been overhauled for the next release.