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Bug 82716 - unable to build a boot floppy
Summary: unable to build a boot floppy
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 82298
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 9
Hardware: athlon
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-01-25 06:46 UTC by John Mellor
Modified: 2008-01-17 17:49 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:51:23 UTC

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Description John Mellor 2003-01-25 06:46:27 UTC
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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.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

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 05:59:29 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82298 ***

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:51:23 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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