Bug 311 - when installing from an ls120 drive, ftp install fails
when installing from an ls120 drive, ftp install fails
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1998-12-05 11:26 EST by maxfield
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1998-12-07 17:28:04 EST
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Description maxfield 1998-12-05 11:26:58 EST
When using an ls120 drive as the boot drive, install for ftp
fails when looking for the second disk in the two disk set.

 with this setup
/dev/hda -- 4 gig drive
/dev/hdb -- ls120 drive
/dev/hdc -- cdrom drive
no floppy drive

  when the system prompts you to insert the second install
disk, it errors out looking for /dev/fd0 and hangs.
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1998-12-07 17:28:59 EST
Currently loading of the second install disk is not supported for the
LS120 drives. You will need to use a standard floppy device or install
from a cdrom. Also NFS installs do not require a second disk so that
may be better if you are wanting to install over the network.

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