Bug 143778 - Installer anaconda crash assert heads <256 fails on disk partitioning
Installer anaconda crash assert heads <256 fails on disk partitioning
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 138419
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-12-27 11:03 EST by Mark Carter
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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dump file generated during failed install (728.26 KB, text/plain)
2004-12-27 11:05 EST, Mark Carter
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Description Mark Carter 2004-12-27 11:03:10 EST
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Description of problem:
The core 3 installation CDs worked for a 30 GB disk, but seem to fail
with an 80 GB disk.  Errors occur with "ignore" or "continue" as early
as the keyboard select screen.  The final error occurs when disk is
ready to be formatted (no formatting takes place):
line 715, in savePartitions
error: Bug: Assertion (heads < 256) at disk_dos.c:486 in function
probe_partition_for_geom() failed.

Full dump attached.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Attempt to install on hdb 80 GB disk

Actual Results:  Install fails

Expected Results:  Installation of FC3

Additional info:

Dump attached.
Comment 1 Mark Carter 2004-12-27 11:05:59 EST
Created attachment 109139 [details]
dump file generated during failed install
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-12-27 13:27:09 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 138419 ***
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:07:48 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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