Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 67441
kernel-2.4.18-5 kickstart can4t install grub
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
I copy all Errata RPMS in the RedHat/RPMS on my kickstart server, create a new
hdlist and run the buildinstall script for new images.
There is a Adaptec 7890 or 7892 or a old pci Adaptec SCSI controler in the
When the installtion starts on console 4 scrolls the massage "Warning - running
*really* short on DMA buffers".
Kickstart ends on console 5 with "Error 2: Bad file or directory type" from the
The installation is missing because the disk is not bootable.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. use the original CD4s to create the kickstart server
2. replace the RPMS with the new RPMS from errata
3. create a new hdlist
4. use /usr/lib/anaconda-runtime/buildinstall to create new CD bootimages
5 . start kickstart with the new bootnet.img from disk
Actual Results: kernel-2.4.18-3 and kernel-2.4.18-4 dosn4t have this problem. I
think, the aic7xxx module is not o.k. in the new kernel. The buldinstall use the
new kernel to create the images. But the "old" kernels has the NFS-Write
problem which is fixed in kernel-2.4.18-5.
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