Bug 147020 - Installer does not see buslogic adapter
Summary: Installer does not see buslogic adapter
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel   
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Version: 4.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Dave Jones
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On: 154909
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Reported: 2005-02-03 18:38 UTC by Todd Warfield
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:16 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-03 19:35:20 UTC
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Description Todd Warfield 2005-02-03 18:38:51 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
I'm attempting to boot off of rhel4 beta2 ISO's in VMware, and it 
does not see the buslogic card for a disk adapter.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot off ISO image
2. start the install [hit enter]
3. after skipping cd media check it looks for the disk adapter, 
states there are no hard drives and wants to load a kernel module.

Expected Results:  Buslogic card should have been recognized.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-02-03 18:47:16 UTC
The buslogic driver isn't included in the kernel.

Note that one workaround is to do the vmware advanced setup and change
your scsi adapter to be mptfusion instead.

Comment 2 Dave Jones 2005-02-03 19:35:20 UTC
indeed, this is the only supported option, due to the poor quality of
the buslogic driver in 2.6 kernels.

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