Bug 26669 - Installer hangs on Dell Inspiron 8000.
Summary: Installer hangs on Dell Inspiron 8000.
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Aaron Brown
Whiteboard: Florence Gold
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Reported: 2001-02-08 05:02 UTC by Frank Mahon
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:31 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-09 23:16:08 UTC
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Description Frank Mahon 2001-02-08 05:02:31 UTC
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Installer hangs on CD install when trying to start the PCMCIA services on 
a Dell Inspiron 8000.  This also happens on Redhat 7.0.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Pop in CD-ROM.
2.Boot up
3.Hangs when PCMCIA info pops up.

Actual Results:  System hangs.

Expected Results:  Next step.

Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-02-08 23:41:11 UTC
We (Red Hat) should really try to resolve this before next release.

Comment 2 Glen Foster 2001-02-09 23:16:04 UTC
We (Red Hat) should really try to resolve this before next release.

Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2001-02-14 10:21:51 UTC
This is believed to be fixed in the next version of the install floppies
we will put in Rawhide. The bug was reproducable and now fixed for our
Inspiron 8000.

If the new floppies (dated Feb 13th or later) do not fix the problem for you,
please reopen this bug.

Comment 4 Frank Mahon 2001-02-20 05:49:46 UTC
The new floppies enabled the install to finish but nothing I try gets the 
PCMCIA slots to work.

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