Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 12530
RHL 6.2 bootnet.img IA kernel hangs during init.
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:56 EDT
We grabbed from rawhide and that does not fix the problem.
This is preventing us from getting a working version of RHL to our WW
sales force and customers. We need a binary conatining this fix, verified
by RH, posted on a RH support site with instructions on how to apply the
fix to RHL 6.2.
Problem Details below:
From: Erik Troan [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, June 15, 2000 4:07 PM
Subject: RE: kickstart - bootnet.img kernel hang
Sounds like a bug in the loader -- I suggest grabbing the pxelinux boot
loader from rawhide and trying it (the Intel PXE kernel loader has known
On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, Krig, Steve B wrote:
> "Downloading Linux kernel image...
> Downloading initrd image...
> Uncompressing Linux... Ok, booting the kernel."
> Hangs here. No more console output.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erik Troan [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, June 15, 2000 12:28 PM
> To: 'email@example.com'
> Subject: Re: kickstart - bootnet.img kernel hang
> What's hang mean? If the kernel starting up at all?
> On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, Krig, Steve B wrote:
> > with RHL 6.2, we are not able to use kickstart for unattended installs
> > the kernel is hanging.
> > We are seeing the bootnet kernel hang after it is loaded/uncompressed
> > PXE.
> > > mount -o loop -t vfat /redhat-cdrom/images/bootnet.img /mnt/floppy
> > > cp /mnt/floppy/vmlinuz /tftpboot/X86PC/UNDI/linux-install/linux.1
> > > cp /mnt/floppy/initrd.img /tftpboot/X86PC/UNDI/linux-
> > Can we get a kernel image fix?
> > thanks
> > -steve
All data captured in bug #12570
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 12570 ***