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Bug 2408 - Can't install from CD
Summary: Can't install from CD
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-04-29 04:48 UTC by gadown
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-04-29 22:34:48 UTC

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Description gadown 1999-04-29 04:48:35 UTC
I created a CD (Joliet Level 3) of RH 6.0 for i386.
When I try to install RH after it asks for the CD I get
the following:

error in exec of second stage loader :-(
  error: No such file or directory

I have confirmed that all required files are on the CD
and in the proper location  .
Note: This problem also occurred for 5.2 but the work around
was to force loading the supplemental disk

Comment 1 gadown 1999-04-29 06:02:59 UTC
I looked over the source code for the boot disk and noticed the
following code in earlymethods.c in misc/src/install:
if ((rc = loadFilesystem("isofs", "iso9660", dl))) return rc;
	rc = doMount(cddev, "/tmp/rhimage", "iso9660", 1, 0);

So it looks your expecting a RockRidge or El Torito filesystem.
I guess the resolution to my problem is create RockRidge CD rather
than a Joliet CD.

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