Bug 138774 - installer fails on partition numbered not in order that are physicali located on disk
installer fails on partition numbered not in order that are physicali located...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-11-10 21:32 EST by rkula
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-01 17:00:24 EST
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Description rkula 2004-11-10 21:32:21 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3.3; Linux) (KHTML, 
like Gecko) 
Description of problem: 
Installer (both text and graphical) fails with this:  
File "/usr/bin/anaconda" , line 1165, in ? 
   intf.run (id, dispatch, configFileData) 
File "/usr/src/build/475969 - i386/install// 
     usr/lib/anaconda/text.py", line 507, 
      in run 
when installing on hda8 created and formated as ext3 on free space 
gained by resizing hda5 on extended partition hda3 located physically 
before hda6 (swap) and hda7 (ext3 other linux) 
Command (m for help): p 
Disk /dev/hda: 30.0 GB, 30005821440 bytes 
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 3648 cylinders 
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes 
   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System 
/dev/hda1               1         230     1847443+  1b  Hidden W95 
/dev/hda2   *         231        2283    16490722+   c  W95 FAT32 
/dev/hda3            2284        3648    10964362+   f  W95 Ext'd 
/dev/hda5            2284        2703     3373618+   c  W95 FAT32 
/dev/hda6            3061        3093      265041   82  Linux swap 
/dev/hda7            3094        3648     4458006   83  Linux 
/dev/hda8            2704        3060     2867571   83  Linux 
Partition table entries are not in disk order 
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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-11-11 13:47:55 EST
Can you provide the complete traceback you received?  The order of
partitions isn't depended on by anything in the installer.
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2005-02-01 17:00:24 EST
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have further information to add
to this report.

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