Bug 80257 - mkbootdisk fails to create new floppy due to no space...
Summary: mkbootdisk fails to create new floppy due to no space...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: mkbootdisk
Version: 1.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matt Wilson
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-23 11:22 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:49 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2002-12-23 14:00:37 UTC

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Description Need Real Name 2002-12-23 11:22:59 UTC
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Description of problem:
Brand new diskette
Running - mkbootdisk --device /dev/fd0 -v 2.4.20-2.2
Insert a disk in /dev/fd0. Any information on the disk will be lost.
Press <Enter> to continue or ^C to abort:
Formatting /dev/fd0... done.
Copying /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.20-2.2... done.
Creating initrd image...
gzip: stdout: No space left on device
Configuring bootloader... cat: write error: No space left on device
cat: write error: No space left on device

I could create a boot disk with 2.4.20-0.pp.7...

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.as root type mkbootdisk --device /dev/fd0 -v 2.4.20-2.2
2.yields no space left on device...
3.Actual vmlinuz size = 1,202,732, initrd 272,977

Actual Results:  no diskette created

Expected Results:  diskette created

Additional info:

Probably a size restriction error on vmlinuz.

Comment 1 David Lawrence 2006-04-24 18:58:50 UTC
Adding to blocker bug 185486 and adding IBM group.

Comment 2 David Lawrence 2006-04-24 19:43:54 UTC
The last changes to these bugs were mistakenly made. Removing incorrect blocker
bug and confidential group.

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