Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 112866
Exception in RH 7.3 install (ftp-install via floppy) while checking for bad blocks on /usr partition (IDE hard drive)
Last modified: 2007-04-18 13:00:56 EDT
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Description of problem:
While checking for badblocks on Primary Master drive,
particularly /usr partition, the installer crashes.
If I do not select for scanning for bad blocks, the installer proceds
to install as expected.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
standard components with RH7.3
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot with net-install floppy.
2. Create /boot / swap /usr partitions on hda, check for bad sectors
3. Select custom install with no extra components
Actual Results: The installer crashes with exception.
Expected Results: Check for bad sectors completed, then install to
Well I saved the dump on a floppy, if anyone wants it I have uploaded
it to http://max62.hypermart.net/anacdump.txt
This is fixed in newer releases. Red Hat Linux 7.3 is no longer a
supported release of Red Hat Linux.