Bug 145259 - Error During Installation - function probe_partition_for_geom() failed
Error During Installation - function probe_partition_for_geom() failed
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 138419
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-01-15 21:47 EST by tflinz@yahoo.ca
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:07:58 EST
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Description tflinz@yahoo.ca 2005-01-15 21:47:24 EST
Description of problem:
When trying to install the fedora core (version 3 I believe), the
following errors occured just before I reached the page that asked to
choose typical,desktop, or custom installation.
here They Are:
Assertion (heads<256) at
disk_dos.c:486 in function probe_partition_for_geom() failed.

Assertion ((C*Heads + H)*Sectors + S == A) at
disk_dos.c:495 in function probe_partition_for_geom() failed.

I was able to keep clicking ignore and continue through with the
installation configuration, but these same messages popped up
repeatedly.  It only completely stopped working when it reached the
point to begin installing the data.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2005-01-15 22:06:12 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 138419 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:07:58 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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