Bugzilla will be upgraded to version 5.0 on a still to be determined date in the near future. The original upgrade date has been delayed.
Bug 122255 - memtest86 not working from the boot prompt.
memtest86 not working from the boot prompt.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: memtest86 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Depends On:
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2004-05-02 10:41 EDT by David Bentley
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2004-06-09 18:51:33 EDT
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description David Bentley 2004-05-02 10:41:04 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4.1)

Description of problem:
Typing memtest86 either before or after pressing F2 produces the
following error message :-

could not fing kernel image: memtest86

The media checks OK as did the .iso that it was burned from.

all 4 .iso images were downloaded from the main download site.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot from disc #1 and at the prompt type memtest86
2.boot from disc #1 press F2 and as instructed type memtest86 at the

Actual Results:  could not find kernel image: memtest86

Expected Results:  memtest86 to run

Additional info:

also tried memtest86+ as this is what is now included but with the
same result as typing memtest86 

i.e. could not find kernel image: memtest86+
Comment 1 Alan Cox 2004-05-02 17:40:31 EDT
Duplicated this
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-05-07 15:19:53 EDT
Fixed in CVS
Comment 3 Peter van Egdom 2004-06-09 18:28:13 EDT
Confirmed fixed in Fedora Core release 2 (Tettnang). Typing
"memtest86" starts Memtest86+ as it should. This bug can be closed.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.