Bug 38642 - Installer on 7.1 skips driver menu in expert or dd modes
Summary: Installer on 7.1 skips driver menu in expert or dd modes
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Brent Fox
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-05-01 20:11 UTC by aengler
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-02 15:19:09 UTC
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Description aengler 2001-05-01 20:11:35 UTC
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I wanted to try to get around the aic7xxx bug by using a driver off the 
drivers image disk.  However, the installer skips the part where you get 
to pick a driver from the list.  This problem does not occur in the 7.0 
installer.  Without the ability to install a different driver, I can't 
even attempt to get around the aic7xxx bug.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run installer, select expert or dd mode
2.Go ahead and try to install an alternate ai7xxx driver.
3.Driver list is skipped.

I rank this as HIGH priority since you cannot install the OS without the 
ability to install from a drivers disk.

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-05-02 14:18:50 UTC
You need to run the installer with 'linux noprobe dd'.  Does that fix the problem?

Comment 2 aengler 2001-05-02 15:19:04 UTC
I don't know, I gave up and installed 7.0.  I may try upgrading in the future, 
or most likely trying it on a test server.

Comment 3 Brent Fox 2001-05-02 19:07:46 UTC
Ok.  I'm going to close the bug then.  If you decide to give it another try and
the problem still persists, please reopen the bug.  Thanks for your report.

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