Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 38403
Installer does not allow one to choose the SCSI adapter in expert and dd mode
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:32:55 EDT
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Related to #38401
When trying to install in expert and/or dd mode, I get the NIC-driver
selection screen, but then it starts loading the AIC driver (which hangs),
without letting me choose the alternate driver. Have to do some magic
aic7xxx=noprobe magic to force it.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start installing 7.1 with dd and/or expert
2. Go on with the NIC driver selection
3. Oops, the aic starts to probe...
Actual Results: Hang.
Expected Results: I am not given the chance to select the alternate SCSI
The system is here at meridian, just give me a buzz (x238) to see it for
This is a kernel problem. Changing component.
I've been seeing lots of aic7xxx problems in Bugzilla...
Is it a kernel bug? Looks like an installer bug to me.
I've already posted #38401 which is definitely kernel-related.
I am not reporting the AIC bug in here, but the strange installer behaviour
(jumping to probe the adaptec driver).
I took a look at this machine...I tried booting it using the boot kernel and the
same thing happens. Transferring ownership to the kernel team.
Booting the installer with 'linux noprobe' will give you the option of selecting