Bug 1282 - Boot.img bad, can't complete a install.
Boot.img bad, can't complete a install.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 1999-02-22 14:16 EST by Ray Curtis
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-13 16:14:10 EST
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Description Ray Curtis 1999-02-22 14:16:21 EST
System i386/scsi cdrom/ide harddrive

I just got the latest boot.img dated Feb. 19, and tried
using it to do a install using a scsi cdrom and an IDE

Looks like it was built incorrectly, I can get thru the
install procedure until I get to the Install Bootloader and
it fails.

I found it can't insmod loop.o with an error:
Kernel-module version mismatch
Loop.o was compiled for kernel version 2.2.1-ac3
while this kernel version is 2.2.1-4.
Comment 1 Dale Lovelace 1999-02-22 15:06:59 EST
New boot images were put up 2/22/1999. These should correct this.
Comment 2 Ray Curtis 1999-02-22 16:18:59 EST
Got the new boot.img dated Feb. 22 and  still the same problem:
fails at the Install Bootloader stage, so I go to a shell and try
insmod loop and get the error:

insmod loop.o:
	Kernel-module version mismatch
	loop.o was compiled for kernel version 2.2.1-ac3
	while this kernel version 2.2.1-6

Looks like the kernel has been updated but the loop module
remains at the same version as it was before.
Comment 3 Ray Curtis 1999-02-22 23:23:59 EST
Tried the latest one tonight still no go. Dated:
 -rw-r--r--   2 root     root      1474560 Feb 22 17:45 boot.img
Comment 4 Matt Wilson 1999-03-13 16:14:59 EST
You must have matching boot.img and install media.  The next snapshot
should fix everything.

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