Bug 5613

Summary: Graphical installer freezes on RH upgrade when it mounts an ntfs partition
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: 4jaf4
Component: installerAssignee: Jay Turner <jturner>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact:
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Version: 6.1CC: srevivo
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Last Closed: 1999-10-06 14:51:55 UTC Type: ---
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Description 4jaf4 1999-10-06 02:28:16 UTC
Select 'upgrade' as the installation type from the gtk-based
install, and an error box pops up saying it failed to mount
/dev/hda6 (this is an ntfs partition) due to an invalid
option or something (i assume to the mount command) and this
caused some kind of system error.  No more info was
apparent.  I've got Rh 6.0 installed on /dev/hda7, but the
install didn't make it past this error.  I'm not sure if
this means the other installation methods will freeze too,
but I'm heading back to the text-based install method for
now.  The gtk-based install is looking good though guys.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-06 14:51:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5567 ***

------- Additional Comments From   10/09/99 21:05 -------
I had the same problem with the text installation.
I only managed to upgrade after I switched the ntfs partition type
to FAT16.
I'm sure this is a bug; the installer tries to mount ntfs partitions
as ext2fs filesystems.