Bug 727688

Summary: Anaconda crash when adding a BIOS boot partition on non EFI BIOS
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Athmane Madjoudj <athmanem>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team <anaconda-maint-list>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 16CC: anaconda-maint-list, jonathan, vanmeeuwen+fedora
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Description Athmane Madjoudj 2011-08-02 17:18:48 EDT
Description of problem:

Anaconda used in Fedora 16 Alpha TC1 is forcing GPT in non EFI BIOS (KVM guest with 18G disk space), in order to be able to boot I needed to add a BIOS boot partition but Anaconda crash 

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Fedora Installer in KVM guest (virt-install / pxeboot)
2. Try to create partition scheme manually: /boot (ext4), SWAP, / (ext4), BIOS boot

Additional info:
Attached required logs and screenshot
Comment 1 Athmane Madjoudj 2011-08-02 17:19:38 EDT
Created attachment 516395 [details]
anaconda log
Comment 2 Athmane Madjoudj 2011-08-02 17:21:09 EDT
Created attachment 516396 [details]
anaconda yum log
Comment 3 Athmane Madjoudj 2011-08-02 17:22:52 EDT
Created attachment 516397 [details]
anaconda traceback
Comment 4 Athmane Madjoudj 2011-08-02 17:23:53 EDT
Created attachment 516398 [details]
screen shot
Comment 5 David Lehman 2011-08-02 22:23:51 EDT
BIOS boot partitions should be of size 1MB. If you choose this size you will not hit this error, which will be fixed soon.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 722963 ***