Bug 36694 - Install fails on IBM 760EL Laptop with Xircom card.
Summary: Install fails on IBM 760EL Laptop with Xircom card.
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 7.1
Hardware: i586
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Brent Fox
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-04-19 21:54 UTC by Bill Thanis
Modified: 2005-10-31 22:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-07 20:35:21 UTC


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Description Bill Thanis 2001-04-19 21:54:59 UTC
I went through the usual pcmcia set up and picked to install via NFS.

The xircom card is assigned a irq=0 by the software on pcmciadd.img.

The kernel message(??) says please try using pci=biosirq, but there is no
way to enter kernel parameters in the installation.

Bill

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-04-20 03:25:15 UTC
There is no way to pass parameters to the kernel once you are in the installer,
since the kernel is already running.  However, you can pass parameters to the
kernel at the initial bootup screen.  So, when you see the first bootup screen
when you boot off the pcmcia.img disk, try passing the pci=biosirq parameter.

Comment 2 Brent Fox 2001-05-07 20:35:16 UTC
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have more information.


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