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Re: [SLE] Is this a case for a replacement DVD from the 9.3 Professional package? (Not a rant!)
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 08:31:26 -0400
  • Message-id: <1122553886.15457.9.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 00:34 -0400, B. Stia wrote:
> On Wednesday 27 July 2005 22:20, James Knott wrote:
> > Peter N. Spotts wrote:
> > > Many thanks...but how does one go about checking the integrity of
> > > the DVD?
> >
> > In Yast, Software > Media Check.
>
> And, Peter,
>
> You mentioned in a previous post that you use apt-get. Reinstall that,
> get your 9.3 sources, then do an apt-get update, then an apt-get
> dist-upgrade. You will probably get 90% of what you want/are missing.
> If there is anything else you want just apt install it. You won't even
> have to do a YOU that way because it will get all of the latest
> packages. Just an alternative for you.
>
> Bob S.
>
> PS check the DVD anyway.
>
Or simply as a YaST source pointing to 9.3 on your favorite mirror. The
ftp site will have any missing software you need. And you should still
check the DVD for errors and request a replacement if it is bad.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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