Bug 3598 - 6.0 mkbootdisk makes bad disk: Error 0x02
6.0 mkbootdisk makes bad disk: Error 0x02
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
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: 1999-06-20 12:32 EDT by ralvy
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-30 16:07:12 EDT
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Description ralvy 1999-06-20 12:32:45 EDT
The mkbootdisk that ships with RedHat 6.0 creates a boot
disk that, when used, will cause the reboot to abort with an
Error 0x02. Replacing the rpm package with that shipped with
RedHat 5.2 fixes the problem.

------- Additional Comments From   06/22/99 16:43 -------
not true. my mkbootdisk works just fine. since i cant boot with lilo
(see prev. bug), i have to use a mkbootdisk generated disk and my 6.0
works perfectly. i've rebooted with the disk in the drive, rebooted on
 booting up with the disk etc.
Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 1999-07-13 13:41:59 EDT
I'm not sure if the second comment is from the original reporter
or someone else, as there is no name listed with the comment.

I expect that an upgrade to the mkbootdisk shipped with RHL 6.0
will still work; the Error 0x02 sounds to me like a bad floppy
(even temporarily bad; sometimes re-writing a floppy makes it
work again).
Comment 2 Michael K. Johnson 1999-07-30 16:07:59 EDT
timeout, assuming that any problem has been resolved; reopen the
bug with more info if not true, thanks.

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