Strange behavior with upgrade to RH 7.3

Net Llama! netllama at
Fri Sep 6 02:15:11 CEST 2002

Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Sep 2002, Net Llama! wrote:
>>WHat kind of hardware are you working with?  This is definitely not 
>>normal, and i've done quite a lot of Redhat-7.x installs.
>   A solid, reliable PII/333MHz with 328M RAM an nVidia (is that the name?)
> with the RIVA 128 chipset and 4M vRAM, a Creative/24X cdrom, a Plextor
> 10/12/32 FW-SCSI cd-rw and a Tandberg SLR-60 FW-SCSI tape drive. It's more
> the RH installer, I believe. Too cute by half and not as solid as the TUI or
> ncurses UIs that used to be the norm.

The curses installer is still available.

>>This sounds like a hardware problem, especially combined with the odd 
>>install problems that you had with RH.  Perhaps the videocard is 
>>failing, or maybe even the system memory?  Hard to tell at this point.
>   A lot is getting the fonts and other pieces back again. Amazing what a
> difference that makes. :-) 

That just further proves that you can't upgrade from 6.2 to 7.3.  If you 
have to put stuff back that was there before the upgrade, then the 
upgrade failed....miserably.

L. Friedman                       	       netllama at
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