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Re: [suse-security] nmap on SuSE 9.0 live-eval
You would have to install it on a writeable disc, like a USB hard drive
(or a local or network drive you mounted).
to tell rpm to install it somewhere other than where it wants to (which
is on the CD) ... or maybe the
option might be useful for that too.
On Fri, 2004-01-02 at 17:52, dreadnought wrote:
> > Yet again that topic is adressed here. in a good way, though:
> > i have prepared a rpm package of nmap with the modification suggested in a
> > post on the nmap developer list. feel free to grab it from
> > ftp://ftp.eregion.de/pub/ and try it out. Source RPM is there as well, for
> > the courious.
> Is it possible to install this RPM on a system running the Suse 9.0 Live-Eval?
> I gave it a shot with YaST2, thinking it would be a good way to test, and
> received the following:
> "nmap.rpm failed
> rpm output:
> error:cannot open Packages index using db3 - Read-only file system (30)
> error:cannot open Packages database om /var/lib/rpm"
> I'm not very familiar with the Live-Eval, but thought there would be a way to
> "install" this updated RPM for the current session?
> Thanks for the RPM! Once I get home on my system running a full installation
> of SuSE 9.0 I'll give it a try.
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