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Old 07-12-2011, 03:44 PM   #16
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Did you give a try with the path I mentioned: /pub/RH5/Server ?

It would be worth knowing that by default ftp looks under /var/ftp/pub and if you want to install it from a different location then you have to modify ftp boolean to allow it as your SElinux is running.
 
Old 07-12-2011, 03:59 PM   #17
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Hi,

If you want to install it from a different location,you can also try this in vsftpd.conf file (though it wont make a real difference)


anon_root=/var/ftp/pub/RH5
 
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It has really started giving me scares now.. Cos it is pretty simple task but i dun knw why i am getting this error. I have tried every possible way but nothing seems to be wroking.

FTP Directory on VM2 containing installation files : /home/rohit/ftp
Path which i m giving during instllation on client : /home/rohit/ftp

I am using non-anonymous access with user name rohit and user's home directory is /home/rohit only
 
Old 07-12-2011, 04:12 PM   #19
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If you want to install it from a different location,you can also try this in vsftpd.conf file (though it wont make a real difference)


anon_root=/var/ftp/pub/RH5
Did that too way back. Even this also didn't worked.
 
Old 07-12-2011, 04:23 PM   #20
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@T3RM1NVT0R,

NO even the path till Server folder also didn't worked. I gave it like /home/rohit/ftp/Server but again same error.
 
Old 07-12-2011, 04:42 PM   #21
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So here is what I did and it worked:

1. Created a directory inst on my ftp server under /var/ftp/pub/inst

2. Copied all the packages from the DVD or you can say from a folder to this location. Say using DVD: cp -arv /media/RHEL 5 \Linux/Server/ /var/ftp/pub/inst

3. Restarted vsftpd services on my FTP server.

3. Booted the system that needs to be installed using a bootable RHEL5 DVD and then did: linux askmethod at the prompt. It prompted me how I would like to install. I selected over FTP.

4. When I reached this point: http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/In...l-ftp-x86.html

I mentioned FTP site name as the IP address of my FTP server and Red Hat directory as /pub/inst

5. And the installation continued without any error and completed successfully.

Am not sure how you are trying to do it.

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Old 07-13-2011, 03:25 AM   #22
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So here is what I did and it worked:

1. Created a directory inst on my ftp server under /var/ftp/pub/inst

2. Copied all the packages from the DVD or you can say from a folder to this location. Say using DVD: cp -arv /media/RHEL 5 \Linux/Server/ /var/ftp/pub/inst

3. Restarted vsftpd services on my FTP server.

3. Booted the system that needs to be installed using a bootable RHEL5 DVD and then did: linux askmethod at the prompt. It prompted me how I would like to install. I selected over FTP.

4. When I reached this point: http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/In...l-ftp-x86.html

I mentioned FTP site name as the IP address of my FTP server and Red Hat directory as /pub/inst

5. And the installation continued without any error and completed successfully.

Am not sure how you are trying to do it.

Hi,

Again NO Success . I m really wondering now what is happening here. If i use DVD install it works fine but if i copy the files onto a directory on FTP server and use FTP install, it fails.

I have tried it almost 50 times now, either there is some mistake i am making and probably not able to catch hold of it because it is a very straight forward task. Tried it on different softwares also, like i tried via VMWare also and Virtual Box also (even though that won't make any difference).
 
  


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