Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 112752
mkbootdisk script hangs up the computer.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:34 EST
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Description of problem:
When invoking the mkbootdisk script --device /dev/fd0
2.4.22-1.2115.nptl it prompts to insert a new disk, and after showing
a message of what it seems dd running in the background (xx, records
in xx records out), the computer gets completely locked / frozen.
It both happens when creating a boot disk from within the distribution
installation process (in anaconda) and if it is invoked from a shell.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.from the shell type as root: mkbootdisk script --device /dev/fd0
2. from anaconda when installing the system select create a boot disk
Actual Results: The machinge gets locked / crashed.
Expected Results: A boot disk is created
the exact same thing happens to me as well. mkbootdisk hangs there
after showing (xx, records in xx records out).
Created attachment 105725 [details]
this patch should fix problem with hang up