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Re: [SLE] Can't proceed with SUSE FTP install
  • From: plain <kanenas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 29 Feb 2004 20:32:39 -1000
  • Message-id: <200402292032.39892.kanenas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
get another ftp mirror from the suse mirror site. ping it to get the ip
addresss. browse the site to get the exact path. try again with the new site.
good luck,
On Sunday 29 February 2004 14:27, Trey Sizemore wrote:
> I've installed SUSE 9 via FTP on my older machine a couple of times. I
> now have a newer machine and the FTP install is giving me some
> troubles. Specifically, I have an onboard VIA-Rhine network on the
> motherboard and a new Netgear router. In doing the install steps, I'm
> performing a manual install, loading the VIA-Rhine driver module
> (although when I choose this it says "mii module loaded successfully").
> Kind of odd. I then enter the IP for the mirror I want (I've
> triple-checked this) and then the machine sits there saying it's
> attempting the FTP connection. After several minutes, it times out saying:
> Error while accessing the FTP server
> Failed to connect to FTP server
> I've googled for this and found a couple similar posts, but none of them
> had any resolution. I would imagine either it's an issue with the
> network card module or possible the router, although I boot Win2000 on
> this same drive and can access the net.
> Hoping someone can shed some light on something to try as I'd like to
> get SUSE 9 on this machine.
> Thanks.

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