Bug 51866 - Cannot copy 'drivers.img' to a floppy disk
Summary: Cannot copy 'drivers.img' to a floppy disk
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Brent Fox
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-08-16 06:21 UTC by Johannes Dharmawan
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-16 14:29:03 UTC


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


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
7.1

How Reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run 'rawrite' located in CD1->dosutils and copy 'drivers.img' to a 
floppy disk
2. 
3. 

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.




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