Bug 122255 - memtest86 not working from the boot prompt.
Summary: memtest86 not working from the boot prompt.
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: memtest86 (Show other bugs)
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2004-05-02 14:41 UTC by David Bentley
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-06-09 22:51:33 UTC
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Description David Bentley 2004-05-02 14:41:04 UTC
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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 21:40:31 UTC
Duplicated this

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-05-07 19:19:53 UTC
Fixed in CVS

Comment 3 Peter van Egdom 2004-06-09 22:28:13 UTC
Confirmed fixed in Fedora Core release 2 (Tettnang). Typing
"memtest86" starts Memtest86+ as it should. This bug can be closed.

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