Bug 17772 - Installing from CD fails on DS10 w/ide drives.
Summary: Installing from CD fails on DS10 w/ide drives.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: alpha
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 2000-09-21 15:46 UTC by harry.heinisch
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-17 21:11:41 UTC
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Description harry.heinisch 2000-09-21 15:46:47 UTC
Capture from a install session.
Note: Install from boot floppy + ramdisk works ok.

>>>boot dqa0 -fi kernels/vmlinux.gz(boot dqa0. -file 
kernels/vmlinux.gz -flags root=/dev/hda bootdevice=hda console=ttyS0 
expert text
block 0 of dqa0. is a valid boot block
reading 163 blocks from dqa0.
bootstrap code read inbase = 200000, image_start = 0, image_bytes = 14600
initializing HWRPB at 2000
initializing page table at 7f40000
initializing machine state
setting affinity to the primary CPU
jumping to bootstrap codeaboot: Linux/Alpha SRM bootloader version 0.7

aboot: switching to OSF/1 PALcode version 1.79

aboot: booting from device 'IDE 0 13 0 0 0 0 0'

aboot: no disklabel found.

iso: Max size:304715   Log zone size:2048

iso: First datazone:27   Root inode number 55296

aboot: loading compressed kernels/vmlinux.gz...

aboot: segment 0, 2208672 bytes at 0xfffffc0000310000

aboot: zero-filling 318128 bytes at 0xfffffc000052b3a0

aboot: starting kernel kernels/vmlinux.gz with arguments root=/dev/hda 
bootdevice=hda console=ttyS0 expert text

Linux version 2.2.16-24BOOT (root@george.devel.redhat.com) (gcc version 
egcs-2.91.66 19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release)) #1 Thu Sep 14 18:20:01 
EDT 2000

Booting GENERIC on Tsunami variation Webbrick using machine vector 
Webbrick from SRM

Command line: root=/dev/hda bootdevice=hda console=ttyS0 expert text

HWRPB cycle frequency (462962962) seems inaccurate - using the measured 
value of 462364761 Hz

Console: colour dummy device 80x25

Calibrating delay loop... 920.65 BogoMIPS

Memory: 124400k available

Dentry hash table entries: 16384 (order 5, 256k)

Buffer cache hash table entries: 131072 (order 7, 1024k)

Page cache hash table entries: 16384 (order 4, 128k)

POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX

Alpha PCI BIOS32 revision 0.04

PCI: Probing PCI hardware

Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.2

Based upon Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039

NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0 for Linux NET4.0.

NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0

IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP

TCP: Hash tables configured (ehash 131072 bhash 65536)

Starting kswapd v 1.5 

initialize_kbd: Keyboard reset failed, no ACK

Detected PS/2 Mouse Port.

Serial driver version 4.27 with<4>keyboard: Too many NACKs -- noisy kbd 

keyboard: Too many NACKs -- noisy kbd cable?

 no serial options enabled

ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A

ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A

pty: 256 Unix98 ptys configured

RAM disk driver initialized:  16 RAM disks of 8192K size

loop: registered device at major 7

PCI_IDE: unknown IDE controller on PCI bus 00 device 68, VID=10b9, DID=5229

PCI_IDE: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later

PCI_IDE: simplex device:  DMA disabled

ide0: PCI_IDE Bus-Master DMA disabled (BIOS)

PCI_IDE: simplex device:  DMA disabled

ide1: PCI_IDE Bus-Master DMA disabled (BIOS)

hda: COMPAQ CDR-8435, ATAPI CDROM drive

hdc: FUJITSU MPD3108AT, ATA DISK drive

ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14

ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15

hdc: FUJITSU MPD3108AT, 9541MB w/512kB Cache, CHS=19386/16/63

hda: ATAPI 32X CD-ROM drive, 128kB Cache

Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.10

Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 2.88M

FDC 0 is a post-1991 82077

md driver 0.90.0 MAX_MD_DEVS=256, MAX_REAL=12

raid5: measuring checksumming speed

   8regs     :  1880.000 MB/sec

   32regs    :  1328.000 MB/sec

using fastest function: 8regs (1880.000 MB/sec)

qlogicisp : new isp1020 revision ID (5)

scsi0 : QLogic ISP1020 SCSI on PCI bus 00 device 80 irq 43 I/O base 0xb800

scsi : 1 host.

scsi : detected total.

md.c: sizeof(mdp_super_t) = 4104

Partition check:

 hdc: hdc1 hdc2 hdc3 hdc7 hdc8

VFS: Mounted root (iso9660 filesystem) readonly.

Freeing unused kernel memory: 160k freed

Warning: unable to open an initial console.

Kernel panic: No init found.  Try passing init= option to kernel.

Comment 1 Brock Organ 2000-10-17 21:11:38 UTC
using the Alpha release candidate and the command line "boot dqa0 -fl 0" works
on our test lab DS10 machine ... please reopen if that fails for you ...

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