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Old 10-21-2008, 02:49 PM   #1
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Unhappy Installing DHCP on Server

I have installed Fedora 7 onto an old computer and wish to turn it into a server. However, when I have ran "rpm -q dhcp" and get dhcp has not been loaded. I have tried "rpm -ivh /media/cdrecorder/Fedora/RPMS/dhcp*" and get nothing but errors for trying to install dhcp. The install disk is a DVD Ferora 7 i386 DVD.
Any help in getting DHCP installed would be appreciated.
Old 10-21-2008, 03:03 PM   #2
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1] Fedora 7 is old and past it's end of life. You will not receive any updates for it. Try Fedora 9 instead.

2] It's no good saying 'I get some errors' - post those errors so people know exactly what you're talking about.

I'm guessing the installation fails due to dependency issues. In which case you need to specify the packages that the dhcp package depends on for installation at the same time.
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command: rpm -ivh /media/DVD/Fedora 7 i386 DVD/RPMS/dhcp*
error: File not found by glob: DVD/RPMS/dhcp*
error: open of /media/DVD/Fedora failed: No such file or directory
error: open of 7 failed: No such file or directory
error: open of i386 failed: No such file or directory

The above is the command I am putting in to try and get DHCP loaded into the server. It is obvious the command is not correct. What is the proper command to get the DHCP to install.
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Try running the command again, but put quote marks around the directory path. You have spaces in the path, so the quote marks will stop Linux reading the path as seperate pieces.


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