Bug 8854 - Installation problems
Summary: Installation problems
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Cristian Gafton
QA Contact:
: 8643 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
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Reported: 2000-01-25 17:18 UTC by whtgriz
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-01-27 07:58:14 UTC

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Description whtgriz 2000-01-25 17:18:55 UTC
we are having trouble installing software.  after installation, screen
offers following sequence:

local host login:

(we then type in our root password, and the screen reads>>>


(when we type in our password, the screen reads>>>

local host login:

We got serious install problems, here; and have spent two days attempting
to install Linux.  Please have a tech call.  Apparently we are computer

Dave Parrott / 1208 448 2199

Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-01-27 07:58:59 UTC
First prompt asks you for the user name, which is 'root', and the second prompt
asks you for the password, which is the one you have chossen when you installed
Red Hat Linux.

I strongly suggest you take a look and read about Linux from the User's Guide.

Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 2000-01-27 08:01:59 UTC
*** Bug 8643 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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