[ILUG] Linux Newbie - Basic Question RPM++
singer at redbrick.dcu.ie
Mon Mar 6 12:26:22 GMT 2000
On Mon, Mar 06, 2000 at 12:18:08PM -0000, Justin MacCarthy wrote:
> I've got a 8 gb disk fully given over to linux, however , and maybe this was
> stupid, I follow the installation recommendations of a book , in which they
> suggest a / of 50mb
> Was this stupid ??? Should I reinstall ??? No data to lose .....
No, it wasn't stupid. It's just that Sun install packages in /opt.
There are a few ways around this, the top 2 being Kate's suggestion, mv /opt
to /usr/opt and ln -s /usr/opt to /opt, or give rpm a root directory of /usr.
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