Bug 136085 - Cannot format partitions in reiserfs
Cannot format partitions in reiserfs
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-10-17 15:11 EDT by bednar
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-17 18:13:58 EDT
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Description bednar 2004-10-17 15:11:32 EDT
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Description of problem:
After booting first ISO of FC3test2 i typed linux reiserfs, so the
reiserfs has been shown as one of available filesystem during
partitioning. I choose to format two prartitions / and /home both in
reiserfs. The installer show that it is starting formattiong drives
and then it stops. The HDD led did not blink or light at all. After an
hour I rebooted. I tries three times with different types of
installations (custom, workstation) and diffrerent layouts of disk
partitions. Nothing helped. Then I choose ext3 ant install went good.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
FC3test2 ISOs

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install FC3t2 with linux reiserfs option
2.CHoose formattion at least one partition in resierfs
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Actual Results:  Installer stops just before formatting

Expected Results:  Partition formatted in reiserfs

Additional info:

Toshiba Satellite 1135 S1554 laptop with 30 GB hdd (2.5" AFAIK)
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-10-17 18:13:58 EDT
This should be fixed in the final release and can be worked around in
the test release by adding selinux=0 to your boot parameters.

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