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Bug 10503 - Installing/upgrading from SCSI CDrom fails...
Installing/upgrading from SCSI CDrom fails...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-03-31 22:35 EST by Dave J. Andruczyk
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-13 16:01:05 EDT
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Description Dave J. Andruczyk 2000-03-31 22:35:22 EST
My system has a primarily SCSI system, (All scsi disks, 1 cdrom burner, on
a buslogic bt958 controller), but with ONE IDE cdrom (primary master)

I can boot the redhat CD off of either cdrom, SCSI or IDE.  The problem is
that when booting from the SCSI CDrom. The installer never asks to load a
SCSI module, and subsequently keeps tryin to access "hda" (IDE cdrom)
instead, and prevents me from going further.  I did NOT try removing the
IDE drive and installing (which I think would work), instead I jsut used
the IDE drive to install, but it the installer should take care of this
condition GRACEFULLY and still prompt the user to load a driver (for SCSI)
EVEN if IDE devices are still there.. In EXPERT mode it DID NOT.

I did manage to get by this one, but other less experienced users may run
into trouble...
Comment 1 Brock Organ 2000-05-03 10:29:59 EDT
this is probably hardware specific ... using 6.2 I cannot reproduce this
behavior (ie the buslogic module is loaded properly by the installer) using the
Buslogic BT 948 (closest test lab hardware)

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