Bug 7568 - Installer fails to install symbios driver ncr53c8xx
Installer fails to install symbios driver ncr53c8xx
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-12-03 15:41 EST by Shamim Ashraf
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:39 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-12-03 16:32:38 EST
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Description Shamim Ashraf 1999-12-03 15:41:59 EST
Doing a fresh installation  of REDHAT 6.1 on a new system using this
hardware:

INTEL SERVER MOTHER BOARD "N440BX"
PENTIUM II400 CPU
SYMBIOS DUAL CHANNAL SYM53C876 EMBEDED ON BOARD
TOSHIBA SCSI CDROM "XM-6201B-S"
FUJITSU 9GB SCA HARD DISK

The installer hangs when reseting SCSI bus, it does so in expert mode as
well, the installer goes through an endless loop.

The hardware compatability list shows TWO modules for this:

NCR53C8XX for the Standard
SYM53C8XX for the High Performance SCSI Dual Channal

the second module SYM53C8XX is not on any of the installer versions
including the latest RHEA-1999-044.

Please provide any information you may have or perhaps a resolution, we
would like to complete this instalation and we have not gone past step one
yet. Installation support people could not help.

Thank you
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-12-03 16:32:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 7567 ***

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