Bug 589 - aic7880-based systems fail to boot
aic7880-based systems fail to boot
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
5.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1998-12-26 05:44 EST by borgia
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1998-12-28 12:35:55 EST
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Description borgia 1998-12-26 05:44:41 EST
The boot disks shipped with RH52 have an old (5.1.2 vs
5.1.6) of the aic7xxx driver and do not allow an
AIC7880-based system to boot properly
(repeated bus timeouts and hangs)
Fix: new images with latest driver, the same contained in
the kernel in updates/ (that works, I tested it)
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1998-12-28 12:35:59 EST
This is a know problem. We have new boot.img and supp.img files that
can be obtained from:

ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/home/msw/images/

Either use the rawrite utilities in /dosutils of the cdrom or use the
dd command from a working Linux system to create the new boot disk.
You may reopen the bug if that doesnt help.

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