Bug 53181 - Cannot Read from Installation CD
Cannot Read from Installation CD
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: aboot (Show other bugs)
7.1
alpha Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 2001-09-04 18:16 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-16 14:46:03 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2001-09-04 18:16:40 EDT
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Ass Linux [;-))

Description of problem:
When attempting to install RedHat 7.1 Seawolf I recieve the error "failed 
to send Read dqa.0.0...." when attempting to decompress vmlinux.gz.

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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.set bootdef_dev dqa0 [for cdrom]
2.boot to cdrom
3.aboot console comes up
4.Choose installtion with GUI support
5. Reads from CDROM
6. After a few seconds I receive the following:
failed to send Read dqa.0.0....
failed to send Read dqa.0.0....
failed to send Read dqa.0.0....
failed to send Read dqa.0.0....
failed to send Read dqa.0.0....
crc failed

7. back to aboot console


Actual Results:  failed to send Read dqa.0.0....
failed to send Read dqa.0.0....
failed to send Read dqa.0.0....
failed to send Read dqa.0.0....
failed to send Read dqa.0.0....
crc failed

Then back to the aboot console. Here is a list of some of the information 
I 've found... Unfortunately I have come across an actual solutions

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=off&q=%22failed+to+send+read%
22+redhat+alpha

Expected Results:  Boot the cdrom and begin installation.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Matt Wilson 2001-09-05 16:21:43 EDT
what hardware?
Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2003-10-16 14:46:03 EDT
in NEEDINFO for >1 year

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