Bug 7688 - Installer Update Failed to recognize NTFS
Installer Update Failed to recognize NTFS
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-12-08 15:28 EST by lblaine
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:40 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-09 16:01:21 EST
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Description lblaine 1999-12-08 15:28:39 EST
8 Dec 1999 15:35 ESDT

Installing RH 6.1 using the latest Boot Images and Update (RHEA-1999:045)
failed to recognize existing NTFS partitions.  Dual boot menu fails to appear
after KDE workstation install.  CDROM based distribution using boot disk and
update floppy.

updates-RHEA-1999:045.img
boot-RHEA-1999:044.img

System Config:
Hewlett Packard Vectra
Pentium 233
128MB RAM
Trio64 video controller
2.2GB IDE disk

NT Workstation installed in Primary 750MB partition
Submitted by: Les Blaine lblaine@worldnet.att.net
Comment 1 Jay Turner 2000-02-09 16:01:59 EST
A Workstation installation will install lilo to the MBR of the drive, which
might very well wipe out NT Bootloader if it is installed in the MBR of the
drive.  This is documented behavior of the installer.

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