Bug 9061 - bpcd not recognized during installation
Summary: bpcd not recognized during installation
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 6846
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Erik Troan
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Reported: 2000-02-02 05:30 UTC by Jason Herring
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-23 15:36:21 UTC


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Description Jason Herring 2000-02-02 05:30:13 UTC
I have a MicroSolutions backpack CDROM model 164550.  I have used this to
install on many machines over the years that didn't have a CDROM.  It
stopped working at rev 6.0, and I though I didn't worry about it then (I
could still install over the net) it is a problem now because the machine I
have isn't able to use network install (RedHat 6.1 does not recognize the
PCMCIA subsystem on the Thinkpad 240 I have).  SO, now I can't install via
net, or backpack CDROM.

As of 6.0, the backpack CDROM was shown as an option on the installation
menu, though an error would appear on the alt-f5 screen "bpcd.o: file not
found in archive".  In 6.1 the option to use this CDROM doesn't appear at
all.

It seems strange that functionality would be *intentionally* left out when
something was supported in a previous release.  I'm not sure that this is
intentional.

Thanks,
Jason Herring (wants to blow Windows off my Thinkpad!)

Comment 1 Jay Turner 2000-02-23 15:36:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 6846 ***


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