Bug 112752 - mkbootdisk script hangs up the computer.
mkbootdisk script hangs up the computer.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mkbootdisk (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Vrabec
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Reported: 2003-12-30 11:08 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-25 10:54:32 EDT
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this patch should fix problem with hang up (335 bytes, text/plain)
2004-10-25 10:53 EDT, Peter Vrabec
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Description Need Real Name 2003-12-30 11:08:14 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):

How reproducible:

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

Additional info:
Comment 1 John Fan 2004-04-19 19:19:55 EDT
the exact same thing happens to me as well. mkbootdisk hangs there 
after showing (xx, records in xx records out).
Comment 2 Peter Vrabec 2004-10-25 10:53:40 EDT
Created attachment 105725 [details]
this patch should fix problem with hang up

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