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Bug 437641 - Can't boot install on i586 hardware
Can't boot install on i586 hardware
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-15 13:06 EDT by Jerry Vonau
Modified: 2008-03-17 12:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-03-17 12:49:58 EDT
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Description Jerry Vonau 2008-03-15 13:06:53 EDT
Description of problem:
anaconda un-bootable on i586

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
from March 15

How reproducible:
Use real 586 hardware.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. I use an ide hard-drive to boot my installs from. 
2. I have a grub stanza for the install. 
3. Download the latest anaconda vmlinuz and initrd.img to this drive. 
4. Try to boot. 
Actual results:
grub reports back "This kernel requires the following features not present on
the CPU: cmov"  

Expected results: 
looking at anaconda's welcome screen ;-)

Additional info: cpu: amd k6-2.
I'll assume that the boot.iso will do the same thing.
Not going to waste a blank cd to find out.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2008-03-16 13:14:21 EDT
Should be fixed up in git
Comment 2 Jerry Vonau 2008-03-17 12:49:58 EDT
fix confirmed, thanks...

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