Bug 4209 - LILO fails during bootdisk generation
LILO fails during bootdisk generation
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: mkbootdisk (Show other bugs)
1.0
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 1999-07-26 21:47 EDT by jbotha
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-12 16:05:32 EDT
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Description jbotha 1999-07-26 21:47:07 EDT
Release 3 of mkbootdisk-1.2 was changed to include the path
during the creation of the device files " cp -Pa ...
$MOUNT/dev".  This results in entries of the form
/dev/dev/fd0, and /dev/dev/hda*, which causes LILO to fail
since it cannot find the device entries where it expects
them.  Of course the disk is unusable.
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-07-28 03:33:59 EDT
assigned to notting
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-08-12 16:05:59 EDT
fixed in mkbootdisk-1.2.1-1

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