Bug 113003 - Manual partitioning prevents install image copying
Summary: Manual partitioning prevents install image copying
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 1
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-01-07 06:54 UTC by Rev. Johnny Healey
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-06-21 23:10:18 UTC
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Description Rev. Johnny Healey 2004-01-07 06:54:06 UTC
Description of problem:
In attempting to install over a debian installation, I chose manual
partitioning.  I told it to reformat my '/' partition, and selected
the proper '/home' partition, but told it not to format that.  Both
are ext3.  The installation continued and formatted the root partition
fine.  However, while copying the installation image over, it reached
about 80% of the way and stopped claiming that the most likely cause
of the problem was lack of hard drive space (the root partition alone
is 9GB - not likely).  I tried this several times recieving the same
error.  Finally, I started the installation from the beginning,
selected manual partitioning, and did not specify the '/home'
partition.  Installation went fine.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora Core 1

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. select manual partitioning
2. tell it to format the '/' partition, but not the '/home' partition
3. continue
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-01-07 07:09:38 UTC
Does booting with 'linux allowcddma' work around the problem?

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-06-21 23:10:18 UTC
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have further information to add
to this bug report.

Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2004-06-21 23:15:42 UTC
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have further information to add
to this bug report.

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