Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 65554
Incomplete resources when performing rescue over HTTP or FTP
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:42:46 EDT
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Description of problem:
When booting from bootnet.img and entering into rescue mode via HTTP or FTP,
/sbin is missing from $PATH and /usr/sbin/rpm does not exist. Doing the same
from NFS works okay.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot from bootnet.img floppy
2. use "linux rescue" at initial prompt
3. select either HTTP or FTP for rescue method
Actual Results: See Description.
Expected Results: NFS, HTTP, and FTP rescue should drop you into basically
There are severe space constraints on FTP and HTTP because we have to store the
rescue image in RAM.