Bug 76911 - Installer fails to load modules when prameters passed
Summary: Installer fails to load modules when prameters passed
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-10-29 10:29 UTC by Bryn Jones
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-04-24 18:16:32 UTC

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Description Bryn Jones 2002-10-29 10:29:08 UTC
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Description of problem:
when trying to pass io= parameters to the ne module, the installer trys to mount
the already mounted driver disk, and fails with mountpoint in use. RH8.0 release
bootnet and drvnet.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot from bootnet floppy
2.NFS install
3.F2 - load additional drivers
4.insert drvnet floppy
5.select NE1000/NE2000 (ne.o) driver, check additional parameters box
6.specifiy a value for io= and irq=
7.the installer will ask you to insert the driver floppy, hit return

Actual Results:  Installer fails to mount the already mounted drvnet floppy with
the message:

Failed to mount driver disk: Device or resource busy.

Expected Results:  load and fail to insert module due to incorrect io= setting
;), after a couple of goes, get the right io= parameter setting and continue

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-12-16 17:18:00 UTC
This works in our current codebase

Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-12-20 17:38:25 UTC
Time tracking values updated

Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2006-04-24 18:16:32 UTC
Mass-closing lots of old bugs which are in MODIFIED (and thus presumed to be
fixed).  If any of these are still a problem, please reopen or file a new bug
against the release which they're occurring in so they can be properly tracked.

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