Bug 146052 - Installation Fails When Using linux xfs option
Installation Fails When Using linux xfs option
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
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: 2005-01-24 17:47 EST by Nick Pavlica
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-01-25 14:06:42 EST
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Description Nick Pavlica 2005-01-24 17:47:24 EST
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Description of problem:
Bad:
  When performing a new Fedora Core 3 installation utilizing the linux
xfs option, the installation hangs during the finalization process. 
During the installation, I chose to make all the partitions, except
swap, xfs.

Good:
  Oddly, after the first installation attempt fails you can perform a
second attempt and the installation is then successful.  

Note:
  All of my installations were on disks that previously had other
files system types like ext3, or ufs2.   

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

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attempt a fresh installation of Fedora Core 3 using the linux xfs
option.


    

Actual Results:  The install appears to hang after install the xfs
utilities on disk 4.

Expected Results:  The installer should have finished the final
installation routine, and asked the user to reboot.

Additional info:

I had the same results on three seperate systems, attempting the
installation a number of times on each.  I also downloaded and created
a new set of disks and had the same results.  Both sets of disks
passed the media tests on a number of different computers.

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