Bug 15953 - Cannot Execute /bin/sh After SCSI Module Loading
Cannot Execute /bin/sh After SCSI Module Loading
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 2000-08-10 17:46 EDT by Evan DiBiase
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-13 15:37:32 EDT
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Description Evan DiBiase 2000-08-10 17:46:07 EDT
Pinstripe appears to have major problems with the ncr53c8xx SCSI driver and
my Matshita CW-7503 CD-R drive (which I also use for my main CD-ROM drive).
After the installer loads the ncr53c8xx module, the VC on F3 reports:

* trying to mount device scd0
* loopfd is 6
* found url image cdrom://scd0/mnt/source
* getting ready to spawn shell now
* exec of /bin/sh failed: Exec format error

The installer on F1 then reports that it exited abnormally, and that it's
safe to reboot the system.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-08-10 23:06:07 EDT
Is this CD made directly from the ISO image, or from
another tree?  Does the md5sum of the ISO match
the one for the pinstripe ISOs?
Comment 2 Evan DiBiase 2000-08-11 09:23:16 EDT
The CD was made directly from an ISO image, but I forgot to verify the md5sum.
Also, xcdroast is telling me that there's a read error at 99% on the CD, so this
could indicate that something went wrong during the burn or that the ISO that
came out on this end was not the same ISO that was up on metalab. I'll
redownload, check the sums, reburn, and report back.
Comment 3 Glen Foster 2000-08-13 15:37:30 EDT
A defect like this after the public-beta has gone out is potentially serious.  I
will monitor this defect (as well as Bill) and I/we look forward to your timely
report on what you've found. Thanks!
Comment 4 Michael Fulbright 2000-08-15 11:10:44 EDT
Please reopen this bug if you continue to have problems.

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