Bug 56838 - Unable to boot from the boot floppy on ML 370.
Unable to boot from the boot floppy on ML 370.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mkbootdisk (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-11-28 11:58 EST by Bryan Leopard
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-19 01:41:16 EST
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Description Bryan Leopard 2001-11-28 11:58:41 EST
Created a boot floppy during installation of Redhat 7.2 EE. Tried to boot 
up the system with the floppy, got error message--->"ROMDISK: Compressed 
image found at block 0" Unable to boot with the boot floppy.

System - ML370 (P25) 08/28/2001
              1.266GHZ/133MHZ with 512 Kbyte cache
Boot - 5i (firmware 1.60)
controllers: SA532, Adaptec, embedded adaptec

1. Install linux redhat 7.2 EE
2. Create a boot floppy.
3. Boot from the floppy, you will see the error.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-02-19 01:41:16 EST
Probably because the floppy didn't actually fit.  We properly warn about this now.

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