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Re: Debugging installation



I paid for my copy, and RedHat has been helping me.  

However, the source rpms are freely available at ftp.redhat.com.

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Jim Wildman, CISSP, RHCE                                jim rossberry com
http://www.rossberry.com

On Fri, 14 Mar 2003, John wrote:

> On Thu, 13 Mar 2003, Jim Wildman wrote:
> 
> > I'm working on installing Advanced Server 2.1 on an IBM x335 with the
> > LSI 53c1030 (U320) controller.  This chip uses the mptscsih module which
> > depends on mptbase.
> 
> I am curious. How did you get RHAS 2.1 without support?
> 
> > 
> > With Tom Callaway's help, I've successfully built a fresh pxe install image 
> > using the e12 kernel and the latest modules.  The installation works via 
> > pxe/kickstart but the mptbase module is not included within the kernel 
> > initrd that is generated.  If I don't reboot the box after the install, I 
> > can go to vt2, chroot into the system and do anything I want, including copy 
> > over a new initrd with the correct linuxrc and mptbase.o module.  
> > 
> > So 3 questions:
> > What generates linuxrc and the kernel initrd's that are found in /boot?
> > Why does the buildinstall build working installation images, but the
> > install not pick up the right modules?
> > Is there a way to turn up the debugging level during an installation so
> > I get more than just a list of packages installed in /tmp/install.log?
> > 
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> > Jim Wildman, CISSP, RHCE                                jim rossberry com
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