Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 103552
Error during format: /tmp/sda6 is mounted; will not make a filesystem here
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:57:18 EDT
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Description of problem:
When formatting partitions, the text-mode installer gives error message "An
error occurred trying to format sda6. This problem is serious and the
installer cannot continue."
Sda6 is the swap partition of size 2 GB.
The last two lines in virtual screen Ctrl-Alt-F5 are:
mke2fs 1.32 (09-Nov-2002)
/tmp/sda6 is mounted; will not make a filesystem here!
Before that the installer has successfully formatted a boot partition.
In virtual screen Ctrl-Alt-F4 the last line is:
<6>Adding Swap: 2096220k swap-space (priority -1)
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To reproduce this issue we'll need to know in some detail what steps you took to
get to the point it failed, as we haven't seen this happen before.
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