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Bug 82716 - unable to build a boot floppy
unable to build a boot floppy
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 82298
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-01-25 01:46 EST by John Mellor
Modified: 2008-01-17 12:49 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:51:23 EST
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Description John Mellor 2003-01-25 01:46:27 EST
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Description of problem:
After answering yes to the question about building a boot floppy, and inserting
a known-good floppy and continuing, the floppy is observed to be in use for
approximately 2 minutes, after which an error message is displayed about it
being a bad floppy.  The floppy is known to be good.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Attempt to construct a boot floppy during a normal install

Actual Results:  Construction of boot floppy not completed.  This leaves the
system unbootable.

Expected Results:  Usable boot floppy.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-01-28 00:59:29 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82298 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:51:23 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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