[lug] Various probs w/Linux
D. Duke Smith
duke at firstworld.net
Tue Aug 1 09:38:16 MDT 2000
I reinstalled 6.1 on a new box & many probs went away. I got ftp
installed by answering yes to "Anonymous FTP servant" but there m
ust be a better way. Upgrading to 6.2 brought back most probs,
so RH is sending a replacement CD/flop.
Tx for input.
John Starkey wrote:
> 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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