[lug] Various probs w/Linux

John Starkey jstarkey at ajstarkey.com
Tue Aug 1 09:00:40 MDT 2000

Have you tried installing via RPM??? 


Or cd /mnt/cdrom/RedHat/RPMS/

rpm -i ftp*

This is he way I do it now just to keep the unneeded resources out.


On Tue, 1 Aug 2000, D. Duke Smith wrote:

> Hi -
> I am looking for someone who can help me with basic problems installing
> & setting up RedHat Linux 6.2 for:
> 1) Basic (not anonymous) ftp server
> 2) Basic nfs client/server
> 3) 2-card INET gateway
> It's not like I'm a dummy, I've done this stuff before, but for some
> reason I am not able to get them to work. I may have gotten a bad CD
> & am trying to get a replacement, but even going back to 6.1 & 6.0
> I have the same probs. For instance, there is no install option do
> you want to run an ftp server? It asks do I want to be an anonymous
> ftp server & I say no. Most Unices start ftp (wuftp) by default (Solaris
> [Intel]), SCO, etc). When trying to mount FS's exported from other
> systems (Solaris, SCO, various WinDOS's - using xlink NFS), I get
> garbage. Different garbage depending on whether I use linuxconf or
> vi /etc/exports & /etc/fstab. Trying to get it to work as a gateway
> is a nightmare of wierdnesses.
> It's quite possible this is not remediable by help suggestions via
> the listserv. If I can find someone who actually knows how to do this
> I will be happy to pay you to assist me in setting up. Maybe I just
> need an intensive refresher - it's been awhile since doing Unix SyAd
> stuff.
> Tx,
> - duke
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