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Re: 3.0.2 -- pkg_radd problem

From: Donald Allen <donaldcallen@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 07:28:41 -0400

On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 5:21 AM, Sascha Wildner <saw@online.de> wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 03:30:17 +0200, Donald Allen <donaldcallen@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> In my second message in this thread, I speculated that this might be
>> my error. It was. There *was* an error during the install that
>> appeared minor (it was during the loading of system files, so
>> consistent with this problem) and the installer was happy to go on
>> after 'retry' didn't work and I skipped it. It didn't hit me that this
>> could be the issue until I got your message and saw what you said
>> above. I'm getting old. Anyway, I think the cd-rw I burned was bad
>> (though I got no indication that there was an I/O error during the
>> install). I burned a new cd-r from the same .iso file, re-installed
>> and all is well now. I'm typing at you from the system.
> Can you give some detail on the error? Is there any way I can reproduce it?
> It sounds like 'retry' is broken in this case.

I agree with you that something's amiss here; the installer should not
have happily proceeded after I was forced to skip a step that was
going to make adding packages impossible. I saved the bad cd-rw, but
at the moment I have nowhere to do the install to get you the
information you want. I'll try to set up an install on a virtual
machine ....


> Sascha

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