Catherine Ansbro wrote:
> Thanks to Padraig's advice I did eventually get registered with Red Hat.
> But when it showed the files to confirm for download, there were only 2: something like glibc i386 and glibc i686.
yep, this is because glibc is below most other things in the system
ans also it gave you the option to install a pentium optimised
> I wasn't sure if I was supposed to do them both or not (because my machine is an i386),
> so I ticked the box for i386 file, and did the download.
> (it only took a second or so because it was only 1 Kb.)
fine, only the RPM headers are downloaded at this stage.
> Then I couldn't find it.
where? It deletes RPM files (by default) after installation.
With up2date you just select the packages you
want to update, click "go" and have a cup of tea.
There should be no need to look for any RPM files
[various worrying stuff snipped]
> Then the screen froze completely.
> So I tried to reboot.
could you switch to a virtual console (Ctrl+Alt+F1),
was the caps lock LED working?
> At the point when it was starting to Uncompress Linux I got the message: crc error System halted
Hmm, right I'm guessing up2date tried to update your kernel
and you rebooted while it was doing it?
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