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Re: Various anaconda installer fixes

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Various anaconda installer fixes
From: Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 08:05:16 +0100
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Eric Sandeen schrieb:
> 
> I'll take a look and see what all is on the updates disk.
> 
> Are you hitting any of these problems, or just asking?  :)
> 
> -Eric
> 
> On Wed, 2002-01-23 at 11:43, angus wrote:
> > Red Hat has just provided erratas boot disk image and update disk image.
> >
> > Will you provide similar errata images and update disk with xfs support
> > ?
> >
> > Here it is:
> > Advisory ID:RHBA-2002:016-06
> > This bug fix advisory corrects several issues in the Red Hat Linux 7.2
> > installer.
> >
> > - The installer would not set up SCSI modules to load in the same module
> > post-install as they did during the install process in some cases.
> > - Using a driver disk with a newer version of a SCSI driver than the one
> > shipped in Red Hat Linux would not have the newer drive in the initrd
> > used

I tried to install 7.2-XFS on a IBM Netfinity last week and ended up
with unbootable installation (can not mount root dev). IIRC the modules
for RAID were not correctly installed but unfortunately there was
absolutely no time to investigate. Maybe this has been corrected in the
new installer.

> > for booting the machine post-install.
> > - Some machines with 3ware controllers would freeze at the partitioning
> > screen and were unable to install to disks connected to the 3ware
> > controller.
> > - Some cases where the installer would traceback incorrectly have been
> > resolved.
> >
> > TIA
> --
> Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
> sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.



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