Bug 140399 - Installer of Fedora Core 3 crashes on dual-system machine
Installer of Fedora Core 3 crashes on dual-system machine
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 138419
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-11-22 14:22 EST by Eran Arad
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:07:13 EST
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Description Eran Arad 2004-11-22 14:22:56 EST
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Description of problem:
Upgrading from Fedora 2 to Fedora 3 on a dual-system
machine (Fedora 2 + Windows XP).
Hardware: IBM T41p (Laptop)
Errors printout:
Starting graphical installation
Assertion (heads > 0) at disk_dos.c:485 in function
probe_partition_for_geom() failed.
Assertion (sectors<=63) at disk_dos.c:490 in function
probe_partition_for_geom() failed.
install exit abnormally

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 3

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot from the install CD
2.Go through the menus till error messages are reported

Actual Results:  installer crashes and aborts

Expected Results:  The installer should have continued and update the

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-11-22 15:01:03 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 138419 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:07:13 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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