Bug 6520 - Install recognizing Matsushita CDROM
Install recognizing Matsushita CDROM
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-10-29 18:48 EDT by srandlet
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:39 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-22 09:14:19 EST
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Description srandlet 1999-10-29 18:48:22 EDT
I think I may have stumbled upon a bug on the Redhat 6.0
release.  On install, I created a boot disk from BOOT.IMG.
I rebooted the machine and when asked what type of CDROM I
had, I put Soundblaster/Panasonic and chose AutoProbe.  I
did not detect my CDROM.  I did a manual config on it,
giving it the parameters sbpcd=0x300,1  It appeared to find
the CDROM, however it then gave errors that it could not
mount /dev/sbpcd.   What is odd is that I can follow the
same procedure on the Redhat 5.1 CD and the Autoprobe
detects the CDROM and installs the OS without a hitch.  I am
assuming there is something different that is done with
sbpcd on the 5.1 boot.img that is broke on the 6.0 boot.img.

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