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Re: RH 7.1 installer errors

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: RH 7.1 installer errors
From: Michael Steigman <steigman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 01 May 2001 15:15:00 -0400
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
References: <3AEEBB28.8AAFCC75@ne.mediaone.net> <3AEEE251.306EF354@sgi.com>
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Slight correction to your instructions - type "linux updates" ;-)

The installation went fine after loading the update disk. However, upon
reboot, raidautorun reports "failed to open /dev/md0" which obviously
leads to a kernel panic (my / is on md0). Suggestions?


Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Hi Michael -
> Sorry about that, anaconda does a lot of mix-n-match on variable names -
> "fsystem" should have been "fsType" in this case.  :)
> Can you grab this floppy image:
> http://lager.dyndns.org/raid-update.img
> and write it to a floppy, then boot the original CD and type either
> "linux update" or "text update" at the prompt, and then insert your
> floppy when it asks?  This should solve it - let me know how it goes!
> BTW, since XFS 1.0 is out today, you might want to grab those bits
> instead, although this problem is still in the 1.0 installer,
> unfortunately.  (the update disk should work with any recent iso)
> Thanks,
> -Eric
> > Both the test3 and test2 isos bomb out after using disk druid (when I
> > hit the "next" button) to partition 2 40GB drives. I haven't tried
> > test1. I am trying to configure and install onto RAID 1. The official
> > RH7.1 iso got past this point w/o a problem. The motherboard is an Asus
> > A7V with the VIA VT8363 and VT82C686A chipsets (the drives are hanging
> > off the ATA100 controllers). Also, the drives were previously configured
> > for RAID 1 under RH7. Since it's relatively small, I've attached the
> > anacdump.txt file from the aborted test3 install. Any other info I can
> > provide?

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