Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 64565
driver disk does not work
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:42:28 EDT
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Description of problem:
When booting off the bootnet.img for RH 7.3, and then going to devices and
trying to load the driver disk by pressing F2, and then inserting the driver
disk from 7.3 named drvnet.img, the installer says the disk are incorrect for
this version of Redhat.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot from the bootnet.img from rh 7.3
2.when asked for the driver to use, press f2
3.insert the drvnet floppy.
Actual Results: It said that the drivers were not for this release of redhat
Expected Results: should of allowed me to load the drivers off the disk.
Have you tried writing the driver disk onto a different disk to check if its a
I hit exactly the same issue/same error message, and I tried a second disk, and
it worked fine; I think your theory is right.
Any luck with a different disk?
I booted from boot.net, hit f2 and loaded drvnet fine. I selected etherlink III
(3c509) and then tried to set the IRQ to 7. At that point the process went into
a loop continually querying for a device, unless I didn't try to set the IRQ.
The default IRQ doesn't work because of a conflict. Setting it to 7 works fine
in 7.2 /etc/modules.conf
Good to hear its working.