Unable to install Red Hat 5.0 on my desktop.
Using Disk druid I configure the following:
1) Swap drive (40 mb - same amount as my ram)
2) / (80 mb)
3) /user (500 mb)
4) /home (100 mb)
5) /temp (100 mb)
This seems to go okay.
Next I format the swap drive. Also seems to go okay.
The installation hangs for a long time at "find installation files".
Finally I get the following error: "error reading header at 290816".
When I attempt to continue the installation, several packages begin to load
and then I get the following error:
"error -2 read
ing header: Success
install exited abnormally
sending termination signals...done
sending kill signals...done
You may safely reboot your system".
I have tired and retried the installation for the past two days and it
inevitable ends in this manner.
Additional info: I've never installed or even used Linux before.
I have installed System Commander on my system in hopes of making this an
My HD is 3.26 gig. Of this, 2 gig is partitioned for Win95, the rest in
unpartitioned and eagerly awaiting Linux.