janina at rednote.net
Wed Dec 4 21:56:29 EST 2002
|There very definitely still is a /images directory on the first CD ROM.
My suggestion to Glen was based on my recollection that burning CDR's
would be more of an encumbrance than downloading 1.5 megs of data.
Also, I don't think much of the "perhaps he didn't download in binary"
theory. He got far too far into the installation for that to be
Ed Barnes writes:
> From: Ed Barnes <e_barnes at nf.sympatico.ca>
> Hey Janina, Glen, and anyone else following this thread.
> I haven't yet burned my RH 8 disks to cd but asumming there is an /images
> directory in cd 1 the way there has been with past RH releases as a
> suggestion to Glen, asumming he didn't corrupt the images by forgetting to
> download them in binary mode, why not just create the images using rawrite
> and disk 1 of the rh 8 cd set. At least this way there won't be a version
> miss-match unless I'm miss-understanding something.
> Hope this is helpful.
> At 09:35 PM 12/3/2002 -0500, you wrote:
> >From: Janina Sajka <janina at rednote.net>
> >To: speakup at braille.uwo.ca
> >Subject: Re: the real problem
> >In-Reply-To: <000501c29a7c$1aa2e320$a600a8c0 at glenn>
> >X-Operating-System: Linux cantata 2.4.20
> >Hi, Glen:
> >Usually, this means a mismatch between the iso image version and the
> >boot floppy version. The psyche images are definitely the right ones, so
> >the question becomes where did you get the boot floppy image?
> >Unfortunately, we have not put them up on the speakup site--mainly
> >because we never intended to keep the psyche iso images around as all of
> >this is now fully supported by Red Hat.
> >I guess you might have used the links in the HOWTO to create the boot
> >floppies? That would be my fault for not thinking that through earlier.
> >Those links are also to the oder version. I'm very sorry to put you
> >through that. Fortunately, downloading a floppy diskette image isn't
> >anywhere near the trial of downloading a full CD ROM's worth of data.
> >Why not try an official Red Hat mirror site? Here are a few to choose
> >Glenn Ervin writes:
> >> From: "Glenn Ervin" <glennervin at cableone.net>
> >> I discovered that the real problem I was having was that I don't recall
> >> how-to saying anything about needing to right arrow to the end of the
> >> which already contains:
> >> /dev/hda1
> >> So, eventually, I got it so the install found my ISO disks, but now I
> >> another message which makes me think that perhaps I downloaded the wrong
> >> ISO's.
> >> I have 5 ISO's called:
> >> psyche-i386-disc1.iso, and numbered successively to #5.
> >> Could these be the wrong disks?
> >> I followed the link that Janina gave me after I almost downloaded the
> >> from the how-to page, which are not the latest, she said.
> >> I get an error something like:
> >> Error: the second stage of the installation does not match the boot disk
> >> from which you are installing from, The operation will be terminated,
> >> This is a pretty close approximation to what the error message read.
> >> And if they are wrong, what is the correct file names?
> >> Also, if these are the wrong disks, I'll be talking to you in a few
> >days, as
> >> I can only get 1 or 2 downloaded per day, as each disk takes around 3.5
> >> hours.
> >> Thanks.
> >> "Live long and prosper",
> >> O. Glenn Ervin (Lenny)
> >> N0YJV
> >> Northeast Nebraska
> >> e-mail:
> >> glennervin at cableone.net
> >> The above address can also be found on MSM.
> >> or my work e-mail:
> >> gErvin at ncbvi.state.ne.us
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Janina Sajka, Director
Technology Research and Development
Governmental Relations Group
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
Email: janina at afb.net Phone: (202) 408-8175
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