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Old 06-24-2006, 04:48 PM   #1
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problem updating FC4

The transaction runs most of the way then throws this exception.
Any help very welcome.

Running Transaction
Installing: kernel ######################### [1/2]
error: unpacking of archive failed on file /boot/;449d9cf6: cpio: write

Old 06-24-2006, 06:06 PM   #2
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Bad download, try doing the download by had and installing the new kernel. From the console or xterm session;


Remember this commamd above is an example, please adjust for your actual needs.

To install; rpm -ivh kernel*.rpm

This command will keep your current kernel(s) in place and add the latest.
Old 06-25-2006, 07:41 AM   #3
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Thanks Lenard,

The problem was not with the download, when I did what you suggested the install crashed again but this time told me that there was not enough room in the map directory. Simple job of cleaning out, but one to remember.

Problem solved thank you.


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