Bug 143749 - Anaconda report Bug before starting to copy rpm's
Anaconda report Bug before starting to copy rpm's
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 138419
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-12-26 14:53 EST by Christian Rauch
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:07:48 EST
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Description Christian Rauch 2004-12-26 14:53:56 EST
Description of problem:
FC3 should be installed besides Windows ME.
Anaconda stopps an shows following Bug before starting to copy rpm's
to HDD (after root password selection).

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/src/build/475969-i386/install//usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py",
line 1074, in handleRenderCallback
line 242, in renderCallback
  File "/usr/src/build/475969-i386/install//usr/lib/anaconda/gui.py",
line 789, in nextClicked
line 171, in gotoNext
line 239, in moveStep
    rc = apply(func, self.bindArgs(args))
line 551, in turnOnFilesystems
    diskset.savePartitions ()
line 715, in savePartitions
error: Bug: Assertion (heads < 256) at disk_dos.c:486 in function
probe_partition_for_geom() failed.

Local variables in innermost frame:
self: <partedUtils.DiskSet instance at 0xb75138ac>
disk: <PedDisk object at 0xb7540428>

***I can send you the whole bugfile (anacdump.txt), it's to large to
send by this form***

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start Anaconda to install FC3 by selfbooting CD
2.select German specific configuration
3.HDD formatet manually:
hda1: fat32 (Windows ME on it)
hda2: "/boot" "ext3"
hda3: "VolGroup00" "LVM PV"

for"LVM Datenträgergruppen":
- VolGroup00
- - LogVol01 "    " "swap"
- - LogVol00 "/"    "ext3"

4. slect GRUB as Bootloader
5. added second OS: Windows ME "/dev/hda1", and selected as standart
6. chosed which rpm's to install
7. start installation
Actual results:
- Bug is reported (save at Floppy)
- system reboots automatically after klick on "OK"

Expected results:
Anaconda should start to copy the rpm's to HDD until Fedora is installed

Additional info:
If I install FC3 with no OS besides, it works well.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-12-26 21:01:16 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 138419 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:07:48 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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