Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 129130
sil3112 SATA , wont format partition
Last modified: 2013-07-02 22:21:30 EDT
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Description of problem:
I dont know if this is anything to do with my SATA controller a
Silicon image 3112 or my HDD a Seagate 120GB SATA, once ive done all
the setup it gets to formatting the partitions and has a "critical
error" and cannot continue install, so the installer exits and the
i use "linux hde" to get into the installer is that correct?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot from cd-rom "linux hde" to enter installer
2. setup hardware and partitions in installer
3. click to begin install
Actual Results: could not format partition "critical error cannot
Expected Results: installer formats the partitions and continues with
Can you look to see if there are any errors on tty4 or tty5?
ok assuming i havent muddled myself
tty4 gave this:
<4>end_request: I\O error, dev hde, sector "alot of numbers"
^^ that is repeated for the whole page
tt5: has 2 warnings
Warning: could not read block 0: attempt to read block from file
system resulted in shortread
ext2fs_mkdir: attempt to read block from file system resulted in shortread
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