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Bug 2310 - PCMCIA network card doesn't work with the new boot images.
PCMCIA network card doesn't work with the new boot images.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: basesystem (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-04-21 07:36 EDT by ole
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-05-14 15:33:51 EDT
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Description ole 1999-04-21 07:36:22 EDT
I'm able to install Starbuck on my laptop with
a 3COM 589D PCMCIA card, from old FTP mirrors,
still holding Starbuck bootdisks (bootnet.img
and pcmcia.img) that pre-dates April 06, 1999,
so this bug was probably invented in new images.


When I use "updated" bootnet.img and pcmcia.img from
I get a console error message, and then the system halts,
when the second init is done.

Console Message:


/usr/bin/runinstall2: cannot create /modules/modules.cgz:
read-only filesystem
install exited abnormally.
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-05-14 15:33:59 EDT
Please reattempt this with the news boot images released for 6.0 and
reopen this bug if it still occurs.

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