Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 63827
Cannot build custom kernel or bootable floppy
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
During a clean-install of 7.2, I select "create bootdisk". No errors are
displayed, but when I try to use the boot floppy, it cannot find my USB mouse,
and then I get a blue screen and the option to remove the configuration etc. I
choose "do nothing" and the boot completes, but I only get the character
interface, and cannot login. All my accounts return "System error", then back
to the login prompt. The only way to close the system is with CTRL+ALT+DEL.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from floppy or custom kernel
2. If I build a custom kernel the same thing happens when I try to boot it.
Actual Results: Error message "/proc/bus/usb" does not exist during boot then
blue-screen as before.
Expected Results: System boots normally
make install seems to assume using lilo as a boot manager. I am using Grub,
and have written the boot sector to my root partition. This is a dual-boot
machine with Windows-XP.
Created attachment 54565 [details]
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