Bug 65177 - CD does not boot on ISP2150
Summary: CD does not boot on ISP2150
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-05-19 13:09 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:42 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:48:56 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2002-05-19 13:09:37 UTC
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Description of problem:
When booting from RH 7.3 CD-ROM, a blank screen stays while reading the CD-ROM,
not getting to the screen where you choose what kind of instalation you want to

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Put the CD-ROM into the machine
2.Power ON

Actual Results:  Blank screeen with a blinking cursor top left

Expected Results:  Welcome screen to choose graphical or other installation

Additional info:

RH 7.0 and 7.1 work fine (with the linux apic parameter or course). Tried 7.3 on
other platforms working fine too.
ISP2150g BIOS version is 14.3 (latest)
Also latest are FRU, BMC, and HSC.

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-05-20 18:50:33 UTC
If you boot using a boot floppy created from the boot.img image does this work

Comment 2 Need Real Name 2002-05-20 19:22:52 UTC
Yes. Creating a boot floppy from boot.img in /images/ works as expected.
Now, I will only have to cope with the apic bug.


Comment 3 Need Real Name 2002-05-22 13:50:33 UTC
Ok, now I boot from my floppy, tell the boot loader linux apic, and then, 
after choosing language and keymap and answering that the source is the CD-
ROM, it tells me:

Your Red Hat Linux CD was not found in any of your CD-ROM drives. Please 

Besides, if I tell it that the source is the hard drive, it tells me that 
there seems to be no hard drive in my system.

What went wrong from version 7.2 to 7.3?

Comment 4 Michael Fulbright 2002-05-23 19:30:18 UTC
What types of hard drives and controllers are in your system?

Comment 5 Need Real Name 2002-05-24 07:38:23 UTC
ISP2150G has an Intel L440GX+ motherboard with 21150 AGP-to-PCI Bridge and 
PIIX4E, integrated AIC-7896, a TEAC CD-ROM as IDE primary master, and 2 
Quantum Atlas 10K2 10GB SCA as drives 0 and 1.

Comment 6 Michael Fulbright 2002-07-18 17:57:02 UTC
Could you try booting with the command line 'linux apic'?

This is usually required for 440GX boards.

Comment 7 Michael Fulbright 2002-08-13 16:06:44 UTC
Closing due to inactivity - please reopen if you have additional information
regarding this issue report.

Comment 8 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:48:56 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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