[RULE] Fedora FC2 install with slinky version 0.4.01

Franz Zahaurek fzk at fzk.at
Sun Sep 19 23:18:40 EEST 2004

"M. Fioretti" <mfioretti> writes:

> On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 22:58:58 PM +0200, Franz Zahaurek  fzk at fzk.at 
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> news about installing Fedora FC2 with slinky.
>> I switched version to 0.4.01.
> Trying to test it right now. First of all, thanks a lot for your help,
> Franz!
> Second, the related tarball can still be expanded only by root. Not a
> problem, just a reminder.

That's due to the fact, that the tarball contains device files to be
created with mknod.  Think about it and you will find that this can
only be done by root.  Ingo has reported about that recently at the

- Franz
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