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Old 08-25-2003, 11:18 AM   #1
fhiggins
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Question RPM Errors


I am new to linux. I am trying to install a HCF modem. I know! that these are junk, but it is all that I can afford right now. Currently I have downloaded a binary driver from linuxmodems.org. I am logged in as root with the binary file placed in my home directory. I type in the folowing command:

" rpm -i hcfpcimodem-0.99linxtbeta03042700k2.4.18_3-1rh.i586.rpm " and press enter.

I get the folowing error message:

data_Length() RPM_STRING_TYPE count must be 1

Any Ideas?

Thanks for the assistance

Frank
 
Old 08-25-2003, 11:34 AM   #2
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Corrupted download?

Try rpm -ivh hcfpcimodem-0.99linxtbeta03042700k2.4.18_3-1rh.i586.rpm

(v=verbose messages)
 
  


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