Bug 21692 - Anaconda dies with EATA driver + BOOTNET.IMG
Anaconda dies with EATA driver + BOOTNET.IMG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-12-04 13:03 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-18 12:00:13 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2000-12-04 13:03:11 EST
The content of bootnet.img is not up to date: if one takes the
redhat CD and a boot disk using the CD, with an EATA (DPT PM2144UW2)
controler, everything is fine.

If one tries to do the same from the bootnet.img file to perform
a net install, the installation process will die just after loading
the eata driver from the stage2 file. I tried with the latest version
of stage2 (october), I did not try to use eata from a driver disk.

Anaconda says that cpio of libm is fine. However, Python can not find

I dropped net install and went back to CD install.
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-12-04 14:03:17 EST
Passed to QA to reproduce.
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2001-04-11 14:57:20 EDT
Is there a Python traceback that appears?  If so, it would be helpful to know
what it is.
Comment 3 Need Real Name 2001-04-12 04:42:25 EDT
Sorry no Python traceback: this bug report is now 4 months old and I just 
installed all the required patches on your web site: performing again a full 
install on one of the concerned running computers would be a nightmare that 
I'de like to spare :-)
Comment 4 Brent Fox 2001-04-18 12:00:08 EDT
Ok.  I understand.  But since I can't see the traceback, I can't debug it.

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