Bug 73511 - NFS Install creates bad bootdisk
Summary: NFS Install creates bad bootdisk
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 73512
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-09-05 16:11 UTC by Tim Verhoeven
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:46 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-09-05 16:11:21 UTC
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Description Tim Verhoeven 2002-09-05 16:11:15 UTC
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Description of problem:
When I do a NFS install the bootdisk created in the installproces doesn't work.
It hangs at the point it wants to read/use/uncompress the ramdisk. The kernel
itselfs boots.
When installing using FTP the bootdisk created works perfectly.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Network install using NFS
2.Let installer create bootdisk
3.Boot from bootdisk

Actual Results:  The boot hangs at the line :
RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0

Even after waiting a long time (a couple of hours) the boot didn't continue

Expected Results:  The bootproces should have continued

Additional info:

The machine is a IBM x440. The modules that will be present in the initrd will
probably be ips,aic7xxx,bm5700 and ext3/jbd.

When I installed using ftp the bootdisk worked fine.

Comment 1 Tim Verhoeven 2002-09-05 16:13:54 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 73512 ***

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