Bug 120580 - Installer hangs when writing bootloader (using XFS for filesystems)
Installer hangs when writing bootloader (using XFS for filesystems)
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-04-11 03:53 EDT by Bernhard Erdmann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-11 14:42:09 EDT
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Description Bernhard Erdmann 2004-04-11 03:53:25 EDT
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Description of problem:
The installer stops working when it tries to install the bootloader
(GRUB).

XFS was chosen for the filesystems by starting the installer with
"linux xfs text".

"Personal Desktop", Autopartition, change filesystems for / and /boot
from ext3 to xfs, no SELinux,  no firewall.

Installations performs well until it tries to install GRUB.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start installer using "linux xfs"
2. choose XFS for filesystems
3. wait for installing GRUB
    

Additional info:

Hardware: Dell Latitude C610
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-04-11 14:42:09 EDT
Note that although this is here, xfs is still completely unsupported 

        # this is totally, 100% unsupported.  Boot with "linux xfs"
        # at the boot: prompt will let you make new xfs filesystems
        # in the installer.  Bugs filed when you use this will be closed
        # WONTFIX.

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