[SLE] Changing installation source to a FTP server does not work in SLP 9.0 i386

From: Bob Pearson (gottadoit_at_mailsnare.net)
Date: 02/07/04

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    To: "SuSE-Linux-English" <suse-linux-e@suse.com>
    Date: Sat, 7 Feb 2004 12:36:01 -0500
    
    

    On Saturday 07 February 2004 4:15 am, Oliver Schwabedissen wrote:
    > Am Freitag, 6. Februar 2004 07:04 schrieb Dave Barton:
    > > <Q>
    > > Unable to create installation source
    > > from URL
    > > 'ftp://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/suse/ftp.suse.com/suse/supplementary/'.
    > > Details:
    > > ERROR(InstSrc:E_no_instsrc_on_media)
    > > <Q/>
    > >
    > > Can anyone suggest where I am going wrong?

    I get the same thing.

    > For server name enter:          ftp.gwdg.de
    >
    > For the directory enter:
    >
    > /pub/linux/suse/ftp.suse.com/suse/i386/supplementary/KDE/update_for_8.2/yas
    >t-source
    >
    > or for SuSE 9.0:
    >
    > /pub/linux/suse/ftp.suse.com/suse/i386/supplementary/KDE/update_for_9.0/yas
    >t-source

    Even using this I have never been able to get YaST2 to accept a new
    installation source via ftp using SuSE 9.0 i386.  In SLP 8.X this worked just
    great.

    Best Regards.

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