Bug 6785 - cannot start PLIP driver from bootnet.img disk
cannot start PLIP driver from bootnet.img disk
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
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Reported: 1999-11-06 18:54 EST by 8ds
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-04-17 18:21:53 EDT
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Description 8ds 1999-11-06 18:54:15 EST
Hi,
 I've been trying to install over a PLIP connection but the
module doesn't load properly when I select the device. I
started plip on another system where RH-6.1 was already
installed and it needs both the parport and parport_pc
modules. The installation disk doesn't seem to be loading
parport. The errors I get when trying to install are the
same as if I try to load plip before the other modules.
 Thanks!
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-11-09 10:47:59 EST
This issue has been assigned to a developer for further action.
Comment 2 Ciprian Pop 1999-12-14 07:56:59 EST
I have experienced the same problem. It appeared that the module dependencies
were incorrect. I mounted initrd.img on a loop device and changed the
/modules/modules.dep file.

But then parport_pc was unable to find the correct IO and IRQ.

How can I pass the correct values to the parport_pc module (which is loaded by
dependency means) ?

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