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Forum: Installing Linux using or onto a PCMCIA device
Re: Question Installing Redhat 6.1 on a Toshiba (Steve Thomas)
Re: More Drivers Disk (Steve Thomas)
Re: None Re: More: Drivers Disk (David Hinds)
Date: 2000, Feb 19
From: Steve Thomas <>

The driver disk did nothing, either way. I have been totally unable to get RH to recognize my CD. So, after admitting defeat, I decided to partition the hard drive with a fat32 partition big enough to hold the entire CD. That being done, I tried again installing RH 6.1.

This time, I was able to get a lot farther along in the installation. It was able to find the CD contents on my HD just fine. So, I proceeded. Then, after specifying root password, user id and password, and so forth, it started cranking with the install. Then, it failed with the following message:

"/tmp/lib/python1.5/site-packages/", line 50, in __init__
     name = h[rpm.RPMTAG_NAME]
TypeError: unsubscriptable object

I know that this is not in the PCMCIA realm. But, if I ever get this thing loaded, I'll be back! I found, however, that there is a zero byte file in that directory. I'm following-up. What a pain!


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