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Bug 149064 - boot failure from aic7902 after complete install
boot failure from aic7902 after complete install
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 149305
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tom Coughlan
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-02-18 09:32 EST by Marty Shannon
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:08:12 EST
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Description Marty Shannon 2005-02-18 09:32:33 EST
Description of problem:
RHEL4 full install onto Adaptec HostRAID (aic7902: aic79xx driver)
fails to boot.  All HostRAID configuration was disabled prior to install.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. obtain box with aic7902 and 2 36GB drives
2. do a full install
3. reboot after install complete
Actual results:
cursor moves down a couple (3?) lines from the top of the screen, but
booting does not happen.

Expected results:
proper boot

Additional info:
Install seemed flawless -- until boot.  More data about the
particulars of the box available upon request.
Comment 1 Marty Shannon 2005-02-18 09:43:20 EST
Note that this was fully functional for RHEL3U4, though there were
other issues with the aic7902 controller/driver: the RHEL3U4 driver
managed to ignore any RAID settings in the HostRAID BIOS.
Comment 2 Marty Shannon 2005-02-22 01:14:36 EST
After using a rescue CD to find out just what went awry, I discovered
that the actual culprit is grub (grub-install, to be precise), and
this bug is now actually a duplicate of #149305, and I have marked it
as such.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 149305 ***
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:08:12 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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