Bug 46729 - Fairfax beta1 bootnet.img "Boot failed"
Fairfax beta1 bootnet.img "Boot failed"
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-06-29 22:29 EDT by Brent Nordquist
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:34 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-01 15:24:18 EDT
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Description Brent Nordquist 2001-06-29 22:29:19 EDT
Description of Problem:
After successfully using the Fairfax beta1 bootnet.img floppy to get one
machine going on an install, I tried to boot a second machine with the
same floppy.  The boot failed; didn't even get to the boot prompt.

How Reproducible:
Always.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attempt boot from bootnet.img floppy diskette.

Actual Results:
SYSLINUX 1.52 2001-02-07 Boot failed

Expected Results:
For the machine to boot into the installer.

Additional Information:
I entered this machine's details as Beta Hardware Profile #54.
This machine installed 7.1 with no problems.  I'm happy to get
you additional information.
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2001-07-01 15:24:14 EDT
I saw this once as well; tossing the  floppy in the bin and using a different
disk solved my problem; it seems my disk had gone bad. Could you try a second
disk to rule this out ?
Comment 2 Brent Nordquist 2001-07-02 09:58:42 EDT
Ah!  Spot on; thanks.

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