Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 109649
can't transfer install image bacuse of (false) lack of disk space
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:33 EST
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Description of problem:
When I try to install FC1 I get this message that I'm probably out of
disk space when the installer is trying to transfer the install image.
I have checked the MD5 sum of the images and thereafter checked the
CD:s themselves before install and it all passed.
I have a fairly complex partition table (see attached output from
When I come to the screen where the installer asks me how I want to
partition, I choose to do it manually then I set /boot on /dev/sda1, /
on /dev/sda2 and swap on /dev/sda3.
Also do note that this computer does not have any IDE disks. /dev/hda
is a DVD+RW and /dev/hdc is a CD-ROM
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to install
Created attachment 95882 [details]
Does booting with 'linux allowcddma' help?
Yes, this seems to remedy the problem
I encountered this problem with the DVD version of Fedora Core 2 Test
3. I didn't try installing with that command line switch, though. This
needs to be addressed!!
I just tried with the FC2 DVD to update my intallation, it passed the
step of transfering the install image without problems.