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Old 07-28-2005, 05:09 AM   #1
Stang_Man
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system-config-packages --tree=/mnt/nfs Problem


I'm running RedHat Enterprise 4 AS, and I'm having a problem installing and removing packages from an NFS. As far as I know, I specify the source directory by:
system-config-packages --tree=directory

and I have mounted the NFS share to /mnt/nfs; so it should be:
system-config-packages --tree=/mnt/nfs

However, when I do this, the "Add/Remove Packages" gui comes up and a little window comes up saying:

"Installation Tree Not Found.
The path /mnt/nfs/ does not look like a valid installation source."


It has to be a valid installation source, for the reason being I install everything over an NFS. I'm stumped...
 
Old 08-08-2005, 08:30 PM   #2
keithh
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Did you ever find a solution to this problem? It's still happening with FC4. I'm going to report it as a bug. A related issue is that when I specify the --isodir option, it doesn't complain but it also doesn't seem to mount the images because I can't see any loopback devices mounted.
 
Old 08-16-2005, 10:11 PM   #3
danesh.manoharan
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Need help with the same problem

Hey guys, i'm having the same issue. Hopefully we get a response soon
 
Old 08-17-2005, 09:04 AM   #4
Stang_Man
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Quote:
Originally posted by keithh
Did you ever find a solution to this problem?
nope, haven't yet. I also haven't reported it anywhere though either...
 
Old 08-17-2005, 07:57 PM   #5
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I have this too and don't know quite what to do to get this to work, so I just started using a work-around....

rpm -i [packagename] works every time
 
Old 04-25-2007, 12:17 AM   #6
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"Trees" are a complete Red Hat Linux installation tree with the RedHat directory as well as the .discinfo file.
 
  


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