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Bug 85688 - RedHat 8.0 Kickstart doesn't work on Shuttle SS51G barebone system
Summary: RedHat 8.0 Kickstart doesn't work on Shuttle SS51G barebone system
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-03-06 00:12 UTC by Seann Herdejurgen
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:51 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-03-07 19:15:07 UTC

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Description Seann Herdejurgen 2003-03-06 00:12:38 UTC
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Description of problem:
anaconda boots up just fine, but system cannot get a DHCP address from the network.
RedHat 7.3 and 8.1 beta work just fine on this hardware.
Built-in Ethernet driver is RTL8139.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot off of bootnet.img from floppy disk or network
2. Select NFS install (or FTP or HTTP, doesn't matter)


Actual Results:  Alt-F4 console shows NETDEV WATCHDOG errors.
Alt-F3 console shows no reply from DHCP server.

A tcpdump from DHCP server (RH 7.3) shows DHCPDISCOVER and DHCPOFFER lines in /var/log/messages.
A DHCPACK is never received.

Expected Results:  anaconda should have gotten a DHCP address.

Additional info:

Booting from same bootnet.img image works fine on other hardware.

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2003-03-07 19:15:07 UTC
If it is working in the Phoebe beta then I'll mark this as fixed.

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