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Re: installation issues



On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 11:00:47AM -0700, Craig White wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-04-06 at 22:06 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > Craig White wrote:
> > 
> > > It seems to come up with a text screen that's immediately replaced by a
> > > graphic screen that's blank and until I touch any key and what appears
> > > to be the grub screen scrolls up saying something like Press [TAB] to
> > > enter options.
> > > 
> > > If I press the <Enter> key, I am given a box that says 'Password
> > > Required' - wtf?
> > > 
> > > What am I doing wrong?
> > 
> > # yum --enablerepo=rawhide update syslinux and try again. Do read the
> > release notes in detail as well.
> ----
> OK - I got this done and get all the way into GUI but am getting an
> installer error - Unknown Device - The installation source given by
> device /dev/sdb1 could not be found. Please check your parameters and
> try again.
> 
> vc std out indicates (forgive any typos here)
> INFO anaconda called with cmdline = ['/usr/bin/anaconda', '--stage2',
> 'hd:/dev/sdb1://images/install.ing', '--graphica', '--selinux',
> '--lang', 'en_US.UTF-8', '--keymap', 'us', '--repo', 'hd:/dev/sdb1:/'
> 
> and then the error is
> DEBUG: failed to resolve '/dev/sdb1' 
> 
> and of course mount doesn't show it.
> 
> I am booting as USB HDD, and it indeed is /dev/sdb1 and I am
> choosing /dev/hdb1 as the installation source. I can't conceive of
> another path to make it work. Ideas?

My pet bug:  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=491781

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