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Bug 110411 - IBM Netfinity 8500R install halts when starts copying
IBM Netfinity 8500R install halts when starts copying
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 109462
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-11-19 06:10 EST by G. Krist
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:00:04 EST
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Description G. Krist 2003-11-19 06:10:11 EST
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Description of problem:
After the setup is done with formatting the setup will start to copy
with transfering the system images to the disc. An error will come up
saying that there is probably no space left on device (ofcourse there
is enough free) 

I will get some more info later, I have RH 9 running on it atm. But
will soon reinstall it.

Machine specification:
8 x 700mhz Xeon MP
4 gigz memory
2 x IBM 36 gigz  scsi discs
Adaptec SCSI card (64 bit pci)

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot from cd
2.do the usual setup stuff
3.it fails after the format of the partitions

Actual Results:  Error pops up with the message "that the installation
image tranfer" failed because there is probably no free disk space free" 

Expected Results:  �t should finish serup

Additional info:

I tried it with Redhat 9.0 and Redhat 9.0 CAN install on this machine!
So it's something in Fedora new setup it seems.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-11-19 16:44:43 EST
Does booting with 'linux allowcddma' help?
Comment 2 G. Krist 2003-11-20 03:12:20 EST
Oke I tried "linux allowcddma", it then boots in text mode setup and
when it asks for "source" (CDROM/FTP/NFS) and I select "CDROM" it
tells me it can NOT find Fedora Core 1 cd.  
Comment 3 G. Krist 2003-11-20 03:50:09 EST
Oke I tried to disable DMD by force using: linux ide=nodma.
Now it does work!
Comment 4 Dave Jones 2003-11-21 16:29:13 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 109462 ***
Comment 5 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:00:04 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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