Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 49742
During RH Fairfax B1 Installation, FTP Install displays "Error loading RAM Disk. Unable to retrieve first Install Image"
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:35:03 EDT
PL8000, ROM P41 (2/16/01)
8X700 MHz CPU, 4GB RAM, 3X9.1GB HD, RAID 5
RedHat Fairfax Beta 1
During RH 7.2 B1 Installation, FTP Install displays "Error loading RAM
Disk. Unable to retrieve first Install Image". This causes the install to
fail. Under the same conditions, RedHat 7.1 installed fine from the same
(1) Boot the system with boot disk after configuring the server with
SmartStart 5.2, RC6
(2) Select FTP Install and follow the directions
Have you seen the same behavior using beta-2? And soon, we'll likely be asking
if beta-3 shows the same behavior....
What OS is running on your FTP server?
It doesn't seem to matter what is on the ftp server. We have tried Red Hat
7.1, W2K, and other lesser linux vendors :). These same configurations work
fine when trying to install RH 7.1 though.
And you've reproduced this with beta3?
(and soon we'll be asking if you've reproduced this in rc1)
yes, this is reproduced on Beta3.
any abnormal messages on Alt+F3 or Alt+F4?
Bryan, any more info here?
Closing due to inactivity. Please reopen if you have more information.