Bug 137699 - Installation boot failure on Gateway P5-133
Summary: Installation boot failure on Gateway P5-133
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-10-30 21:45 UTC by Paul Watson
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-01 14:56:31 UTC
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Description Paul Watson 2004-10-30 21:45:23 UTC
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Description of problem:
I do not believe this is about anaconda, but I do not know to which 
component it should be assigned.

The Gateway P5-133 is running Red Hat 9.0 successfully.  It can 
successfully read all of the files from the CD for FC2.

However, trying to boot from the CD results in the following failure 
message.

ISOLIUX 2.08 2003-12-12 isolinux: Loading spec packet failed, trying 
to wing it
...
isolinux: Failed to locate CD-ROM device; boot failed.

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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert FC2 CD #1 and boot
2.
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Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-11-01 14:56:31 UTC
This is a sign of a broken BIOS.  FC3 has a couple of new workarounds
for those that might help, but otherwise, you're going to need to boot
via some other method.


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