Bug 44033 - qa0608 NFS install fails - attempt to access beyond end of device
qa0608 NFS install fails - attempt to access beyond end of device
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.3
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-06-09 17:38 EDT by Matt Domsch
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2001-06-09 17:55:06 EDT
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ks.cfg (2.48 KB, text/plain)
2001-06-09 17:39 EDT, Matt Domsch
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Description Matt Domsch 2001-06-09 17:38:23 EDT
Description of Problem:

NFS install of qa0608 on Dell PE7150 (Intel Lion), using onboard NIC and
eepro100 driver, and kickstart.  Whole slew of "attempt to access
beyond end of device" error messages, on loop0 device (07:00).  This
happens after loader exec's anaconda, but before anaconda displays
anything.  Of course, anaconda dies.

How Reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Put kickstart file on LS-120 with boot.img
2.  boot LS-120 with 'linux ks=floppy'
3.  wait.

Actual Results:
Dead install

Expected Results:
good install

Additional Information:
NFS server is running Red Hat Linux 6.2 with kernel 2.2.16-4.lfssmp.  I
have not tried reproducing this with an NFS server running 7.1.
Comment 1 Matt Domsch 2001-06-09 17:39:28 EDT
Created attachment 20695 [details]
ks.cfg
Comment 2 Matt Domsch 2001-06-09 17:55:01 EDT
Stupid mistake.  Somehow stage2.img didn't get completely copied to the install
directory.  Likewise, the aspell RPM didn't get completely copied either.  Oh
well...
Closing.

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