Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 56604
Installer fails when Loading vmlinuz
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:38:23 EDT
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Description of problem:
The boot floppy created from the redhat 7.2 boot.img unexpectedly
terminates after hitting return with one or no boot options present at the
boot menu prompt.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create a boot floppy using rawrite or dd with the redhat 7.2 boot.img.
2.Boot the computer with the boot floppy, command prompt and boot options
3.Type any of the available boot floppy boot options, hit return.
Actual Results: boot:
Boot failed: Please change disks and press a key to continue
Expected Results: The boot floppy should have brought me to the first
This machine is a Celebris GL 5120 ST with the Adaptec AIC-7850 SCSI
chipset built-in. It has a 1 GB SCSI HD, 24 MB RAM, Built-in video and
10BaseT ethernet. Both Redhat 6.2 and 7.0 can be successfully installed
on this machine from Redhat 6.2 and 7.0 boot disks. However, the boot
disks for Redhat 7.1 and 7.2 produce the described error.
Are you sure the floppy is not damaged? This kind of message is usually bad media.
Closing due to inactivity. Please reopen if you have more information.