Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 29717
Installation failed on HP NetServer LC2000
Last modified: 2005-10-31 17:00:50 EST
(The bug is originally reported by HP Japan)
Chipset:ServerWorks Entry ServerSet III LE / 133MHz
Video controllor:ATI Rage IIc
SCSI Symbios sym53c897
output of error screen are attached:
installer screen: installer.txt
> 1. GUI installation exited abnormally shortly after installer is started
up(refer attached file :installer.txt)
> ctl-alt-f3.txt, ctl-alt-f4.txt?
> 2. TUI mode installation exited anormally shortly after installer is
started up.(installer.txt, ctl-alt-f3.txt, ctl-alt-f4.txt)
> 3. expert installation failed at ?Fail to insert sym53c8xx module?
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What type of install method was this using?
CDROM installation was selected.
Re-assigning to kernel
<4>Unable to identify CD-ROM format
seems to be the key
It would certainly be worth re-trying this with wolverine.
this still fails using the Florence RC-2 (kernel 2.4.2-0.1.19) using the
japanese disc1 ... (test machine is at my desk) ... the Florence english RC-2
fails at that same point, but not every time (although it fails shortly
afterwards in a weird way, typically with a "Unable to read CDROM" on VC3) ...
this same machine has no problem with the 7.0 cdrom (booting using the 2.2
a possibility for this problem is that the machine cannot handle the 2.88 Mb
boot image the cd provides ...
Can you try this with adding "ide=nodma" on the lilo prompt?
And can you also paste the output of "cat /proc/ide/hda/model" ?
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