Bug 3039 - mkbootdisk does not create proper rescue disk
mkbootdisk does not create proper rescue disk
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mkbootdisk (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-05-25 10:12 EDT by Stephen John Smoogen
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-12 16:07:13 EDT
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Description Stephen John Smoogen 1999-05-25 10:12:04 EDT
There are problems with the mkbootdisk program and
the Compaq smart 2 array. The device entries for the
Compaq smart 2 array are normally in:

/dev/ida/c*

however mkbootdisk creates the device entry on the floppy
in /dev/

which causes LILO to fail silently during the install
in the "create" rescue disk area, and visibly if you try to
create a rescue floppy after the install.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-08-12 16:07:59 EDT
fixed in latest mkbootdisk, IIRC.

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