Bug 311 - when installing from an ls120 drive, ftp install fails
Summary: when installing from an ls120 drive, ftp install fails
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 5.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1998-12-05 16:26 UTC by maxfield
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1998-12-07 22:28:04 UTC


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Description maxfield 1998-12-05 16:26:58 UTC
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 22:28:59 UTC
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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