Bug 51866 - Cannot copy 'drivers.img' to a floppy disk
Summary: Cannot copy 'drivers.img' to a floppy disk
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Brent Fox
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-08-16 06:21 UTC by Johannes Dharmawan
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:35 UTC (History)
0 users

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2001-08-16 14:29:03 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

Description Johannes Dharmawan 2001-08-16 06:21:49 UTC
Description of Problem:

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

How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run 'rawrite' located in CD1->dosutils and copy 'drivers.img' to a 
floppy disk

Actual Results:
The floppy disk becomes unreadable after the step above completes.

Expected Results:
Drivers.img gets copied to the floppy disk

Additional Information:
The problem looks like the size of the drivers.img exceeds the maximum 
capacity of a 1.44 MB floppy disk. This problem also occurs when you are 
doing 'rawrite' on pcmciadd.img

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-08-16 14:28:58 UTC
This has worked for us in all of our testing.  The size of the *.img files are
fine.  I wonder why it's not working for you...

The size of all the *.img files are supposed to be 1474560 bytes.  What is the
size of the one you see on the cd?

Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2001-08-16 14:39:18 UTC
1474560 is exactly 1.44 MB (1474560 / 1024 = 1440)

You can not read the floppy under Windows, it is only readable from Linux.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.