Bug 28051 - ks=floppy fails, can't find /tmp/ks.cfg
Summary: ks=floppy fails, can't find /tmp/ks.cfg
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: ia64 Linux
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Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-02-16 21:36 UTC by Matt Domsch
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:31 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-08 16:10:04 UTC
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Description Matt Domsch 2001-02-16 21:36:26 UTC
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In beta3, passing ks=floppy, loader can't find the kickstart file.  This 
happens on both partitioned and unpartitioned LS-120s.  Putting the ks.cfg 
inside the initrd still works.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Put a ks.cfg file on an LS-120 (such as from images/boot.img)
2. Boot the CD, eli linux ks=floppy
3. Watch the installer die as it can't find ks.cfg.

Actual Results:  ks.cfg wasn't found and used.

Expected Results:  ks.cfg should have been found.

Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-02-17 23:31:37 UTC
We (Red Hat) should really try to resolve this before next release.

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2001-02-23 07:01:51 UTC
I'm guessing it's because ide-floppy is a module and it's not
on the boot disk. Oops.

Will be fixed in next kernel build.

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